2018 Community Conversations Research Reviewer Resource Webpage

Welcome 2018 Community Conversations Research Review Participants!

This webpage is intended to support the Corporation for National and Community Service’s (CNCS) 2018 Community Conversations Research Grant Application Review Process (GARP). The Reviewer Resource Webpage provides  Reviewers with a central location to access the comprehensive information and tools needed to participate in this review. This site houses general documents and materials only, and does not provide information that is particular to each panel. Please note that the material on this page will be available only during the review process. The review period is April 30th-May 21st.

Some Orientation Sessions are pre-recorded while others are live but will have a recording available afterward if you are unable to attend. All Orientation Sessions are required and need to be completed by the review start date on Monday, April 30th.

If you have questions about this review, please contact PeerReviewers@cns.gov at any time. 

Orientation Sessions

All orientations can be accessed by listening to the audio recording with the PowerPoint presentation or via the Skype webinar link. All PowerPoint slides must be reviewed with the audio replay number. They should not be reviewed as standalone documents. Any live webinar will also be recorded if you are unable to participate live.

• Pre-Recorded –  Ensuring an Equitable Review (External Reviewers)

• Pre-Recorded –  Conflict of Interest on LMS (Staff Reviewers)

• Pre-Recorded –  Using the Review Form (All Reviewers)

• Live Call – Launching the Review (All Reviewers)
Thursday, April 26th at 2:00 pm Eastern Time
Powerpoint PDF
Dial in #: 888-989-0728
Participant passcode: 9147572
Replay Number:  800-879-1876 

• Live Call – Reviewing the Applications-Part I (All Reviewers)
Friday, April 27th at 2:00 pm Eastern Time
Powerpoint PDFs Background, Selection Criteria (updated 4/26)
Reading Part I 
Also please read Notice and Applicant FAQs (listed below in Resources)
Dial in #: 888-989-0728
Participant passcode: 9147572
Replay Number: 888-566-0502 

• Live Call – Reviewing the Applications-Part II (All Reviewers)
Monday, April 30th at 11:00 am Eastern Time
Applying Criteria Worksheet (word doc) (updated 4/27)
Reading Part II
University A-G Example Application
University B-P Example Application
Dial in #: 888-989-0728
Participant passcode: 9147572
Replay Number: 888-566-0094

Review Check-In Calls
Friday, May 4th 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Friday May 11th 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Call In Information (coming soon)

Review Resources

Application Resources

Administrative Forms

Tips and Tools



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