Great science is not enough to land NIH grants—you must also master grantsmanship skills. Our company mission is to mentor NIH applicants and help give their biomedical research the best chance of funding success.
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Register for the Master the R Series Bootcamp
Join us for this 4-part series on Friday, March 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2024 for a Bootcamp for R-Series Applicants, a live training event designed for those actively writing an R01 or similar submission for an upcoming grant deadline and the people who advise them.
Become A More Successful Grantwriter
Course LibraryBecome a master grantwriter on your own schedule with our library of action-oriented courses designed for all skill levels.
TrainingThrough virtual and live formats, we train applicants on the skills needed to communicate about their research in NIH submissions.
Why Bouvier Grant GroupWe focus on improving grantsmanship skills that will benefit you now and well into the future.
About Dr. Meg Bouvier
Margaret Bouvier received her PhD in 1995 in Biomedical Sciences from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. After an NINDS post-doctoral fellowship, she worked as a staff writer for long-standing NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins in the Office of Press, Policy, and Communications for the Human Genome Project and NHGRI. Since 2007, Meg has specialized in editing and advising on NIH submissions, and began offering virtual courses in 2015.
She's recently worked with more than 40% of the nation's highest-performing hospitals*, four of the top 10 cancer hospitals*, three of the top five medical schools for research*, and 14 NCI-designated cancer centers.
Her experience at NIH as both a bench scientist and staff writer greatly informs her approach to NIH grantwriting. She has helped clients land over half a billion in federal funding. Bouvier Grant Group is a woman-owned small business.
*Our clients include 9 of the top 22 hospitals as recognized by the 2023/24 US News & World Report honor roll
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Training Is a Strategic Investment
Our goal is not just to improve a single submission but to improve our client’s grantsmanship skill on all submissions going forward. It makes our client a better applicant, mentor, and reviewer and ensures the research the best chance of success.
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Grantwriting Success Stories
"Trickle down grant success from the techniques I’ve learned from you."
"Thank you so much for the R01 bootcamp today. As always, I learned an enormous amount! I wanted to pass on some exciting news of trickle down grant success from the techniques I've learned from you. Both of my predoctoral trainees have secured F31s; one student was funded on her first try and the other on his second. I highly doubt we would have had this level of success if I wasn't able to pass on to them everything I learned from you, so thank you for impacts beyond measure!"
"The R01 will be converted to an R37 award."
“Meg, looking forward to working with you again. The first grant we worked together on did really well! They actually specifically complimented the packaging and presentation. We went below the funding line on our first try (even without the ESI bonus), which means the R01 will be converted to an R37 award (2 extra years of funding). So it really could not have gone better."
"Faculty declare Meg’s training 'an asset'."
"The National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP) peer reviewer program (PEERD) visited ASU to evaluate our research development support. Faculty are specifically calling out Meg’s subscription as an asset."