Successful Grant Writing: Strategies for Health and Human Service Professionals, Third Edition / Edition 3

Successful Grant Writing: Strategies for Health and Human Service Professionals, Third Edition / Edition 3

by Laura N. Gitlin, Kevin J. Lyons
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826132731

ISBN-13: 9780826132734

Pub. Date: 05/05/2008

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

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

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Overview

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

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826132734
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
05/05/2008
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Pt. IThe Perspective of the Funding Agencies1
Ch. 1Getting Started3
Ch. 2Becoming Familiar With Funding Sources25
Pt. IIThe Perspective of the Grantee51
Ch. 3Developing Your Ideas for Funding53
Ch. 4Learning About Your Institution67
Pt. IIIWriting the Proposal83
Ch. 5Common Sections of Proposals85
Ch. 6Preparing a Budget117
Ch. 7Technical Considerations135
Ch. 8Strategies for Effective Writing149
Pt. IVModels for Proposal Development161
Ch. 9Four Project Structures163
Ch. 10The Process of Collaboration177
Pt. VLife After A Proposal Submission207
Ch. 11Understanding the Review Process209
Ch. 12A Case Study235
Pt. VIReceiving the Grant Award249
Ch. 13Managing the Grant Award251
App. A: Common Questions and Their Answers271
App. B: Acronyms277
App. C: Select Web Sites281
App. DSample Time Line, Budget Sheets and Flow Charts283
App. EGuidelines for Evaluating Collaborative Teams289
Index297

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