Social Work Faculty: Guidelines for Supporting Social Work Research

Ruth G. McRoy, Jerry P. Flanzer and Joan Levy Zlotnik

in Building Research Culture and Infrastructure

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780195399646
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199932757 | DOI:

Series: Building Social Work Research Capacity

Social Work Faculty: Guidelines for Supporting Social Work Research

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Chapter Four focuses on the action steps and grant-writing strategies that can be employed by individual faculty members or by research teams to develop a fundable research portfolio. The chapter focuses as well on the process of developing research expertise, receiving and providing mentoring, and gives an overview of the special roles of the dean or director as well as the research administrator in the process of pursuing research grants. The chapter concludes with helpful hints for developing research grants and applying for funding.

Keywords: individual faculty researcher; community research needs; federal funding opportunities; grant writing; helpful grant writing hints

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