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ENA Foundation Research Grant Committee

Signup Deadline: 10-23-2020
Starts: 01-01-2021
Ends: 12-31-2022
Location: Online Opportunity


2021 Charges:

  1. Review and score applications for ENA designated research grants and seed grants.
  2. Provide guidance and strategic outlook for future research as it relates to engaging ENA membership on available research and successful funding of research
  3. Actively engage and champion ENA research and seed grant activity at organizational, state, local and community levels.

2021 Specific Criteria:

  • Participate in video conference calls for training and review of research grants
  • Promote research grants to members at the state and local level
  • Maintain communication with the ENA Foundation Board of Trustees member and ENA Foundation staff regarding the grant review process
  • Contact research grant recipients, providing constructive feedback to unsuccessful applicants regarding application process
  • Collaborate with other ENA entities to identify resources for seed grant awardees
  • Network within the state and with other similar organizations on the promotion of research grants and development initiatives in venues such as, ENA annual, regional and local conferences, meetings, coalitions, task forces, and work groups.
  • Have research experience
  • Participate in ENA Foundation fundraising events at ENA conferences, if attending
  • Ability to serve a two-year term

2021 General Criteria for all committees (unless specifically noted) is as follows:

  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Professional writing and editing skills
    • Writing and/or editing samples may be required for consideration
  • Ability to provide expert and time-sensitive feedback on documents from external entities, as requested by the Association, on behalf of the President
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to use ENA Connect for committee activity (online)
  • Timely response to email and phone calls
  • Ability to participate in meetings via online video conference, phone or in person
    • Some committees require attendance at onsite meetings, requiring travel (expenses paid by ENA)
    • Review and agree to ENA’s travel policy and guidelines if applicable
    • Agree to participate in online video conferencing or conference calls and share documents via ENA Connect
  • In general, committee meetings, video conferences and conference calls are scheduled during ENA business days of Monday through Friday, however these meetings may take place outside of the general timeframe as needed.
  • Be accountable to ENA’s committee code of conduct, communication standards.



Volunteers Needed:

4 (4 open slots)

Experience Required:

See Opportunity Criteria for Details


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