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Fundamentals of Effective Grant Writing*

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Barbara Bowers, PhD, RN, FAAN (bio)

September 22 2008

1 hour and 15 minutes


Grant Writing



Grants , ICTR


00:00:25 Matching your idea with funder
00:06:16 Understanding what funders want
00:07:32 Looking at funding history
00:10:11 Funder's purpose and mission
00:14:08 Proposal review criteria and scoring
00:17:26 Planning ahead for evaluation
00:19:10 Creating a Timeline
00:20:30 Anticipating and addressing challenges
00:23:30 Focus on strengths and uniqueness
00:25:22 Effective Collaborations
00:29:52 Improving drafts and peer review
00:35:17 Writing the proposal -- step by step overview
00:36:27 Introduction
00:44:47 Statement of the problem
00:49:29 Goals, objectives, outcomes
00:52:30 Methods
00:58:17 Budget
01:05:15 Abstract
01:07:43 Appendices
01:09:03 Letters of support
01:10:37 Summary -- writing tips, key points


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