Grant writing has become a major component of many academicians’ careers. As funding for projects becomes scarce at colleges and universities, external grants provide an excellent opportunity to fund small to large research studies that have an impact across a variety of fields and contexts. This panel will explore the process of grant writing, including locating, planning, writing, reviewing, and managing grants. The panelists provide a wide variety of grant writing experience. In particular the panel will cover topics include locating, planning, writing, reviewing, and managing a grant. Each panelist will highlight the following when discussing each topic:

  1. What are possible approaches when targeting a particular agency?
  2. How to match your research to fit with a request for proposal?
  3. How to avoid key pitfalls when pursuing external funding?