Successful Grant Writing supports the scholarly endeavor of grant writing and submission, by familiarizing nurses with the process, and providing current information regarding funding sources, key decision-making elements, and successful proposal development.
- Define grant writing.
- Describe the context of funding for grant applications.
- Identify general components of a grant application.
- Describe key factors for decision-making by funding organizations.
- Discuss principles of successful grant writing.
About the Authors:
Kathy A. Baker, PhD, APRN, ACNS-BC, FAAN has been a nurse scientist for 17 years with doctoral education and practice expertise in all aspects of research and scholarship, including grant writing. Dr. Baker is Associate Professor and Director, Nursing Research & Scholarship at Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth, Texas, USA, and the Editor-in-Chief of Gastroenterology Nursing. She is a board certified Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist. Dr. Baker serves as a Deputy Director for the TCU Center for Translational Research: A Joanna Briggs Institute Center for Excellence. She is a Fellow of the Clinical Nurse Specialist Institute and the prestigious American Academy of Nursing.
Danielle EK Perkins, PhD, RNreceived her BSN from Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; her MSN from Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA; and her PhD from University of Missouri - Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. For over half of her career, she has taught undergraduate baccalaureate nursing students in clinical, classroom, and online settings in the areas of nursing research, medical-surgical nursing, and community health nursing. Dr. Perkins completed her doctoral studies in December 2013. Prior to that, she taught nursing research to undergraduate and graduate nursing students for over six years.