Developing a Winning Grant Proposal

By Donald C. Orlich, Nancy R. Shrope

© 2013 – Routledge

150 pages

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pub: 2012-09-19
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About the Book

In a world of tightening budgets and increased competition for grant money, Developing a Winning Grant Proposal provides the guidelines, strategies, plans, and techniques to craft a fundable grant proposal. A user-friendly, engaging, and up-to-date guide, this book covers the entire process from the inception of a good idea, to the formulation of a strong proposal, to the next steps once a proposal is funded. Providing a basic overview and helpful tools for busy faculty and researchers, this is a must-have guide for anyone interested in the mechanisms that successful grant writers employ.

Special Features Include:

  • Appendices with a "Model of a Funded Proposal" and a "Basic Toolbox for Grant Seekers"
  • Checklists for self-evaluating the efficacy of each portion of the grant proposal
  • Coverage of complex issues in a concise and clear manner, perfect for grant writers facing tight time constraints.

Table of Contents


1: Developing a Proposal

2: Monitoring Funding Sources

3: Establishing Needs

4: Beginning Elements of the Proposal

5: Procedures, Management, and Evaluation

6: Calculating a Budget

7: Preparing Research Proposals

8: Strategies for Classroom Support

9: Submitting the Proposal

10: Implementing Your Grant Or I have the $$, What Now?

About the Authors

Donald C. Orlich is Professor Emeritus of Education and Science Instruction at Washington State University, USA.

Nancy R. Shrope is Assistant Director of the Office of Grant and Research Development at Washington State University, USA.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Research
EDUCATION / Professional Development