​​​​NIJ Audio: Get Funded - Developing a Better Proposal

NIJ Conference Panel
June 2010

Federal agencies, such as NIJ, fund only the top 10 percent of applications. This workshop will give you an overview on how to write a competitive proposal, complete the numerous forms required in federal funding, develop a budget, and address human subjects research and privacy issues. Instructors will also discuss the role of an institutional review board and explain data archiving, sound methodology, and the differences between social science research and technology research. Bring previous consensus reviews for ideas on how to improve your next proposal.


Bernard Auchter and Alan Spanbauer: Senior Social Science Analyst and Physical Scientist respectively, National Institute of Justice

Jolene Hernon: Director of the Office of Communications, National Institute of Justice

Angela Wade: Office of Chief Financial Officer, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice

Cheryl Crawford Watson: Human Subjects Protection Compliance Officer, National Institute of Justice

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