NEW FACULTY GUIDE TO COMPETING FOR RESEARCH FUNDING -- Institutional Purchase

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NEW FACULTY GUIDE TO COMPETING FOR RESEARCH FUNDING -- Institutional Purchase

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction

About the Authors

The Big Picture

Finding Funding

  • Finding Research Funding: an Overview                                                                
  • Who Funds What? A Quick Guide
  • Funding from Federal Agencies
  • Funding from Foundations
  • Funding in the Humanities
  • Funding Less Well-Supported Research Areas
  • Faculty at PUIs: When You Need Equipment

Planning Your Proposal

  • Role of the RFP, Request for Proposals
  • Role of the RFP in Proposal Organization
  • Understanding Funding Agency Mission and Culture
  • Program Officers and When to Contact Them
  • Writing for Reviewers
  • Agency Review Criteria
  • Finding Research Mentors
  • Working with Research Collaborators
  • Scheduling Proposal Production

Writing the Proposal

  • Typical Proposal Structure
  • Writing a Compelling Project Summary
  • Avoid the Generic Introduction
  • Writing the Proposal Narrative
  • The Role of Specificity in the Successful Proposal
  • Vision, Goals, Objectives, Rationale, and Outcomes
  • Don’t Build Your Proposal Out of Spare Parts
  • Research Affinity Groups
  • The Challenge of Integrating Multiple Authors
  • Graphics as a Narrative Integrator
  • Writing Unsolicited Proposals and White Papers

The Path Forward

  • Responding to Reviews and Strategies For Resubmission
  • Conclusion