How to Get Your Proposal Funded

A great idea isn’t enough. To increase your chances of securing funding in today’s competitive environment you need to understand the key ingredients for success and the potential pitfalls to avoid. New investigators should carefully structure their research plan, objectives and outcomes, and effectively present the value of their work to potential funders.


The Research Foundation of State University of New York and the University Faculty Senate sponsored the third in a series of workshops in May 2009 that provided essential information to increase the number of successfully funded SUNY faculty research proposals.