In This Chapter
Passing the technical review phase
Understanding how the peer review process works
Figuring out how to write the right stuff for peer review points
Improving your application with research and the aid of a third-party evaluator
Thinking like a peer reviewer by becoming one
Consider the grant writing process: You open your e-mail to find the daily alert from Grants.gov or another funding alert subscription database. As you scroll through the alerts, you find a notice that looks perfect for your organization. You quickly click the handy link to read the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) synopsis. Wow, you may be on to something here. Now you click through again to read the full grant application announcement. Yes, your organization qualifies to apply for this funding. Next, you see that 50 grants will be awarded. Jackpot! The competition will be stiff, but at least your organization has a chance at winning the bucks. ...