Mastering the Art of Creating Successful Grant Proposals

  • Types of research funding
  • Types of research funders
  • Planning for a research proposal
  • Writing a research proposal

The ability to attain funding is a real necessity and a valuable skill for a career in academia. A well-crafted grant proposal helps researchers to secure financial resources through several private and public funding organizations supporting research in the interest of scientific advancement.  However, researchers face immense challenges in obtaining funding due to lack of awareness, intense competition, rigorous peer-review process, and outright rejection. Enago in collaboration with Altum—specialists in grant management systems—conducted an insightful webinar to educate researchers about the process of creating a persuasive and compelling proposal for acquiring grant funding. This session aims to provide researchers with thorough knowledge about research grants and fellowships, and will help them have a better understanding of the following:

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  • An introduction to research funding, different funding agencies and what they look for
  • How to read and select a call for applications
  • Understanding the research question – what is being addressed and why is it important
  • The key building blocks of any impactful research proposal
  • Understanding the processes involved, pre- and post-submission
  • An introduction to Altum and the role they play in the research workflow

About Altum

At Altum, we believe that research is the heart of innovation and the catalyst for advancement. ProposalCentral, a leading research administration platform by Altum, is designed to empower funders, connect the research community, and extend the impact of grantmaking long beyond the award.