Table of Contents

Grantsmanship: necessary but not sufficient strategies for success.
Community-based collaborations: designing, conducting and sustaining prevention programs.
Funding opportunity announcements.
Selecting the appropriate research mechanism: finding the right match.
Selecting issues and hypotheses for a research proposal.
Electronic submission process.
The review process.
Common mistakes in proposal writing and how to avoid them.
Reading between the lines of your summary statement.
The award process.
So you were awarded your grant, now what?.
Developing a theoretical framework and rationale for a research proposal.
How do you formulate a testable exciting hypothesis?.
Qualitative inquiry: an end not just a means.
Issues in assessment in research proposals.
Using technology and the internet in research.
Designing an intervention.
Designing an adequate control group.
Human subject protection and special population issues.
Animal welfare and behavior.
Developing a resume and presenting your research team.
Writing the data analysis plan.
Developing a budget and financial justification.
Developing a quality control/quality assurance program.
Applying for training, career development, and early-stage research grants.
Cost-effectiveness: a key step in technology transfer.
Disseminating research findings to service providers and communities.
Developing a plan for data sharing.