Covering all aspects of the proposal process, from the most basic questions about form and style to the task of seeking funding, this volume offers clear advice backed up with excellent examples.
Author: Otto O Yang
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Guide to Effective Grant Writing: How to Write a Successful NIH Grant, 2nd edition is a fully updated follow-up to the popular original. It is written to help the 100,000+ post-graduate students and professionals who need to write effective proposals for grants. There is little or no formal teaching about the process of writing grants for NIH, and many grant applications are rejected due to poor writing and weak formulation of ideas. Procuring grant funding is the central key to survival for any academic researcher in the biological sciences; thus, being able to write a proposal that effectively illustrates one's ideas is essential. Covering all aspects of the proposal process, from the most basic questions about form and style to the task of seeking funding, this volume offers clear advice backed up with excellent examples. Included are a number of specimen proposals to help shed light on the important issues surrounding the writing of proposals. The Guide is a clear, straight-forward, and reader-friendly tool. Guide to Effective Grant Writing: How to Write a Successful NIH Grant Writing is based on Dr. Yang's extensive experience serving on NIH grant review panels; it covers the common mistakes and problems he routinely witnesses while reviewing grants.
Author: Chief Prevention and Translational Research Program Division of Mental Disorders Behavioral Research and AIDS Willo PequegnatPublish On: 1995
This indispensable guide provides step-by-step assistance to researchers applying for biobehavioral and psychosocial research funding from the Public Health Service. The first section examines grantsmanship and the review process.
Author: Chief Prevention and Translational Research Program Division of Mental Disorders Behavioral Research and AIDS Willo Pequegnat
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
This indispensable guide provides step-by-step assistance to researchers applying for biobehavioral and psychosocial research funding from the Public Health Service. The first section examines grantsmanship and the review process. Chapters explore the process for determining research opportunities and priorities and how scientific merit is established for research applications. The second section offers a step-by-step guide to completing the PHS 398 research application and includes examples. Chapters offer insights into developing a theoretical framework and writing testable hyptheses and much more.
With clear, concise instructions, this book demystifies grant proposal writing, from the initial development phase, to the writing and submissions phase, to the grant award phase, to the final delivery of project results phase.
Author: Ellen W. Gorsevski
The Teaching Writing series publishes user-friendly writing guides penned by authors with publishing records in their subject matter. Most grants books—often hundreds of pages long—make grant writing seem too intimidating, but Gorsevski gets to the heart of the process. In simple steps, Writing Successful Grant Proposals highlights key things savvy proposal writers do to attract and secure prospective funders. With clear, concise instructions, this book demystifies grant proposal writing, from the initial development phase, to the writing and submissions phase, to the grant award phase, to the final delivery of project results phase. This small but mighty guide shares with readers effective strategies for adapting proposals to meet diversity, digital, and other evolving 21st Century constraints of grant review, offering pointers for staying on-task, getting the proposed project done on time and under budget, plus many other insider tips for smoothly navigating through the grants process. This handy guidebook is designed to help academics, non-profits, ‘creatives,’ and entrepreneurs to write successful grant proposals. “This little book gets quickly to the important points. Even better, Dr. Gorsevski has been around the grant-writing block a few times herself. She's giving honest answers and pragmatic advice. This is all the stuff you really need to know!” – Dale Cyphert, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Management, College of Business Administration, University of Northern Iowa “Finally! A savvy book on grants that speaks to large social concerns of peace, environment, justice and multiple audiences. Gorsevski's book is a much needed resource for agency, academic and volunteer leaders alike regarding the do's and don'ts of dealing with diverse donors and RFPs.” – George A. Lopez, Hesburgh Professor of Peace Studies Emeritus, University of Notre Dame, and former Vice-President of the US Institute of Peace/div /divEllen W. Gorsevski, Ph.D., shares her experience in writing successful grant proposals in private sector think tanks and contracting firms and in public sector teaching and research. She is author of books on persuasive communication, including Peaceful Persuasion: The Geopolitics of Nonviolent Rhetoric (SUNY Press, 2004) and Dangerous Women: The Rhetoric of the Women Nobel Peace Laureates (Troubador Publishing, Ltd, 2014)./div
A complex set of factors determine whether research projects win grants. This handbook helps you understand these factors and then face and overcome your personal barriers to research grant success.
Author: Jacqueline Aldridge
Writing high quality grant applications is easier when you know how research funding agencies work and how your proposal is treated in the decision-making process. The Research Funding Toolkit provides this knowledge and teaches you the necessary skills to write high quality grant applications. A complex set of factors determine whether research projects win grants. This handbook helps you understand these factors and then face and overcome your personal barriers to research grant success. The guidance also extends to real-world challenges of grant-writing, such as obtaining the right feedback, dealing effectively with your employer and partner institutions, and making multiple applications efficiently. There are many sources that will tell you what a fundable research grant application looks like. Very few help you learn the skills you need to write one. The Toolkit fills this gap with detailed advice on creating and testing applications that are readable, understandable and convincing.
Grant Writing For Beginners!The Right Way To Write Successful Grant Proposals & Start Raising FundsAre You Ready To Learn ALL About Grant Writing? If So You've Come To The Right Place...Here's A Preview Of What This Book Contains.
Grant Writing For Beginners! The Right Way To Write Successful Grant Proposals & Start Raising Funds Are You Ready To Learn ALL About Grant Writing? If So You've Come To The Right Place... Here's A Preview Of What This Book Contains... An Introduction To Grants So What Actually Is A Grant? What Grantmakers Want The Keys to Writing a Great Grant Proposal Non-Profit Grant Application Writing For Profit Grant Application Writing Stages of Grant Acceptance Coming Back from Failure And Much, Much More!
This book is a user-friendly basic grant writing guide. It eliminates intimidation and fears. Practice workbook exercises will help build your confidence. Relax and enjoy the journey. Get motivated and excited!
Author: Carolyn M. Driver Ma
Category: Business & Economics
Jumpstart Your Vision! See the Vision! Believe the vision! Write the Vision! Do the Vision! "Guidelines for Writing Successful Grant Proposals for Nonprofit Organizations" A grant proposal is a written document that discusses a proposed plan of projects or programs that are presented to prospective funders. The book explains how to define the purpose, goals, objectives, vision, and mission statements of the organization. The book also explains how to write a compelling grant proposal that states the real problem with clarity and also how to write a convincing needs statement to persuade funders to invest in your organization. This book is a user-friendly basic grant writing guide. It eliminates intimidation and fears. Practice workbook exercises will help build your confidence. Relax and enjoy the journey. Get motivated and excited! Look forward to writing a successful winning grant proposal. This book is a basic guide for beginner grant proposal writers for non-profit organizations. It includes eighteen chapters that discuss and explains the following topics: . Introduction to writing grant proposals for non-profit organizations . The grant writing preparation process. What you will need . Applying for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status for nonprofit organizations . State goals and objectives for your project or program . Define your vision, purpose, and mission . How to write a letter of intent to funders . How to write your compelling statement of need . How to establish a relationship with funders . Method component . Evaluation component. Understanding the evaluation criteria for funding . Program development . Capability Statement . Budget component- Sample of cost effective budget . How to develop a grant writing team . Sustainability component. How to maintain funding . Executive summary. Discuss the real problem for funding . How to submit your grant proposal to funders . The funder's decision, How to turn your "No into Yes" . Funding resources. Where to seek funding . Legal documents needed to be considered a nonprofit organization. . This book includes a glossary of terms used by grant writers in the field. . Packaging and delivery of proposal. Timing counts- A checklist is provided Workbook exercises are included in some of the chapters to assist the grant writer with some hands on experience. Some of the major components of a successful grant proposal are to write a grant that has clear goals and objectives as well as a well developed planned program or project that the funder can clearly understand. The funder and the grant seeker interests should match. This guidebook will give the grant writer suggestions, recommendations, and ideas for writing a compelling winning grant proposal to increase chances of getting funding. Get started! Dreams do come true! You can be a winner!! Stay the course! Good luck!!"
The first half of the book breaks down the "nuts and bolts" of a grant application; the second half introduces the author’s MONEY TALKS acronym to illustrate ten important tips for writing a successful grant application: M: Make Time T: ...
Author: Barbara Gottschalk
Do you have a great teaching idea but no way to pay for it? No problem! A successful grant proposal can be the answer. Get Money for Your Classroom guides you through each step of the grant-writing process, answering common questions and providing examples from real, successful grant proposals. The first half of the book breaks down the "nuts and bolts" of a grant application; the second half introduces the author’s MONEY TALKS acronym to illustrate ten important tips for writing a successful grant application: M: Make Time T: Tell a Story O: Obey the Application Rules A: Ask for Action Items N: Never Start New L: Learn What’s Funded E: Everybody Involved K: Keep Trying Y: Youth Input S: Show Sustainability Each chapter is full of examples—what to do and what to avoid—from the author’s own grant applications. The book’s appendix includes a list of national and regional grant programs appropriate for teachers. These helpful resources and the author’s practical advice will give you the confidence and motivation to start applying on your own!
Author: Laura N. Gitlin, PhDPublish On: 2008-05-05
Additionally, this new edition provides an expanded section on post-award requirements and links to NIH videos about grant writing.
Author: Laura N. Gitlin, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Category: Social Science
This fully updated and revised edition of a classic guide to grant writing for health and human service professionals reflects the two major changes in the field: new NIH application processes and an increased emphasis on interprofessional and team approaches to science. New case examples reflect grant writing strategies for a great variety of health and human service professions, and the text includes an enhanced focus on online methods for organizing grant submissions. A new section on special considerations for submitting grants addresses specific types of research including community-based participatory research, mixed methods, behavioral intervention research, and dissertation and , mentorship proposals. The new chapter on common writing challenges and solutions provides examples of strong and weak statements and highlights the importance of writing with precision. Additionally, this new edition provides an expanded section on post-award requirements and links to NIH videos about grant writing. Written for individuals in both academic and practice settings, the guide addresses, step-by-step, the fundamental principles for effectively securing funding. It is the only book to provide grant-writing information that encompasses many disciplines and to focus on building a research career with grant writing as a step-by-step process. It provides detailed, time-tested strategies for building an investigative team, highlights the challenges of collaboration, and describes how to determine the expertise needed for a team and the roles of co-investigators. The book addresses the needs of both novice and more experienced researchers. New to the Fourth Edition: Reflects recent changes to the field including an emphasis on interprofessional approaches to science and new NIH application processes Offers additional case examples relevant to social work, nursing, psychology, rehabilitation, and occupational, physical, and speech therapies Provides links to NIH websites containing videos on grant writing Includes chapter opener objectives Expands section on post-award requirements Focuses on electronic mechanisms for organizing grant submissions
The book is targeted at both professional and aspiring writers, performers, and visual artists who need concrete information about how to write winning grant applications and fundraise creatively so that they can finance their artistic ...
Author: Gigi Rosenberg
The Artist’s Guide to Grant Writing is designed to transform readers from starving artists fumbling to get by into working artists who confidently tap into all the resources at their disposal. Written in an engaging and down-to-earth tone, this comprehensive guide includes time-tested strategies, anecdotes from successful grant writers, and tips from grant officers and fundraising specialists. The book is targeted at both professional and aspiring writers, performers, and visual artists who need concrete information about how to write winning grant applications and fundraise creatively so that they can finance their artistic dreams.
Ideas: coming up with NSF proposal, 146–147 generating the grant research concept of, ... 103–104 NSF guidelines for writing, 147 of R01 grant application, ...
Author: Robert J. Sternberg
Publisher: SAGE Publications
This text provides comprehensive advice on how to build a successful grant proposal, from the top down and from the bottom up. Editor Robert J. Sternberg gathers editorial expertise from distinguished members of associations in the Federation of Associations of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, which includes some of the most successful grant applicants and grant givers in the field of brain and behavioral sciences. The chapter authors offer readers practical advice on planning, executing, submitting, and revising grant proposals in order to maximize their chances of success. Exploring both grant writers' and grant providers' perspectives, Writing Successful Grant Proposals from the Top Down and Bottom Up provides valuable insight into general strategies on how to write and submit proposals, as well as detailed information on the various types of proposals needed to reach particular research and teaching goals.
NEW TO THE FIFTH EDITION: Spotlights important new trends that can make or break grant success Features Professional Spotlights reflecting the experiences and advice from successful grant writers – from novice to expert Highlights special ...
Author: Laura Gitlin, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Category: Social Science
Following in the tradition of its previous editions, the updated and fully revised fifth edition of this classic guide to grant writing is especially written for health and human service professionals. It provides a comprehensive, systematic, and easy-to-follow, step-wise guide to writing competitive grant proposals for research, education, innovative practices and demonstration projects. Never has the need to advance evidence to improve the health of the public been greater. Generating evidence requires funding and grant writing has become an essential activity for every health and human service professional who must seek funds to advance innovative research, education and practice initiatives. Uniquely focused on developing grant-writing skills as part of a professional’s career, this one-of-a-kind guide addresses the full range of essential competencies needed to assure success. The new edition expands coverage on how to compose an effective aims page, how to write a compelling literature review to support significance of a proposal, and describes considerations for specific types of study designs. Additionally, the guide provides a more extensive discussion of mentorship, plus tips for pre-doctoral students and post-doctoral fellows. New to the Fifth Edition: Spotlights important new trends that can make or break grant success Features Professional Spotlights reflecting the experiences and advice from successful grant writers – from novice to expert Highlights special considerations for pre-doctoral students and post-doctoral fellows Examines how to write an effective grant application for specific types of study designs Explains how to craft compelling statements about significance and innovation Provides guidelines on mentorship Covers ways to manage post-award activities and offers strategies and templates for documenting grant progress Key Features: Key summary points in every chapter Case examples throughout Strategies for managing a grant writing team and post-award activities Considerations in building a grant writing career and matching your level of experience to funding mechanisms Testimonies from novices and experts describing their unique grant writing experiences
Author: Tori O'Neal-McElrathPublish On: 2013-07-31
Previous Praise for Winning Grants Step by Step "Warning: this book works.
Author: Tori O'Neal-McElrath
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Business & Economics
Previous Praise for Winning Grants Step by Step "Warning: this book works. It provokes you to ask the rightquestions, hand-holds you through practical exercises, and offers amap that includes paths to develop strategic relationships withfunders." —E. Eduardo Romero, Nonprofit Roundtable "Winning Grants Step by Step is a very practical A-to-Z resourcethat speaks to the importance of staying focused on your missionevery step of the way. The third edition is artfully updated withwords of wisdom from grantmakers themselves, as well as updates onthe latest processes and buzzwords all grantseekers need toknow." —Heather Iliff, Maryland Association of NonprofitOrganizations "With solid advice and clear examples, nonprofit leaders willfind it a page turner!" —Clarence Hauer, senior director, strategy andorganizational development, St. Louis Nonprofit ServicesConsortium "Winning Grants Step by Step is a gift to nonprofitorganizations. The valuable insights and hands-on tools willinstantly make any proposal more competitive." —Alex Carter, Your Nonprofit Coach "Developing great grant proposals is essential for nonprofitleaders. Winning Grants Step by Step provides important guidance tothose who are new to fundraising as well as to anyone who needs arefresher. This new edition of Winning Grants brings updated tipsand vivid examples. As an experienced fundraising consultant, Ibelieve it will help my clients and colleagues alike." —Maria Gitin, CFRE, Maria Gitin & Associates "As an executive director, fundraising is on my mind every day.It's great to have a resource like Winning Grants Step by Step touse and share with my board, staff, and peers." —Deborah Menkart, executive director, Teaching forChange