Altum Events

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Funder Forum

An event bringing more funders into the largest independent grants making research network in the world. September 19-21 | APTA Centennial Center | Alexandria, VA

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largest independent grants funding research network


Our exclusive forum will bring together research funders who share a common interest in improving grant making. We’ll explore some of the most pressing topics facing research funders, share trends, and learn best practices. The event will be designed to allow for collaboration, discussion, and networking.

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About the event

Location: Our event will be held at The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)’s Centennial Center located at 3030 Potomac Avenue, Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22305-3085  (directly across the street from the Potomac Yard metro stop: Potomac Yard | WMATA)

Details: Our event comes with light breakfast refreshments, lunch, and networking cocktail receptions on days 1 and 2.

DAY 1: Tuesday, 9/19 is reserved for ProposalCentral Customers. This will be a collaborative user group to brainstorm new ideas and provide input on the ProposalCentral roadmap. Come ready to collaborate.

DAY 2: Wednesday, 9/20 will be day one of our industry event. We will bring industry leaders on stage for key topics such as AI, Open Science, and Impact Assessment.

Day 3: Thursday, 9/21 will be day two of our industry event. We will discuss DEI initiatives and hear from innovative peers that are disrupting the funding landscape.


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Session topics will cover:

  • Open Science
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • PID Workshops + Panels
  • Peer insights from innovative funders
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Impact + Reporting

The value of the funder forum

Join our community of funders at this year's forum

Connecting hundreds of funding organizations with over 830,000 researchers.

$27 Billion

Funded on ProposalCentral

2 Million

Peer-Review Critiques


ProposalCentral Users


Research Institutions

1 Million

Research Applications
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