National EMSC Data Analysis Resource Center
"Writing is easy. All you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead." - Gene Fowler
A grant provides financial support for research and research-related activities for specific topics or areas of interest. Grant seeking is big business; about one hundred fifty billion is spent on grants each year in the United States alone, and more than nine thousand public and private granting programs can be identified.
Grant funding varies depending on the sponsor and the scope of the project. Grants can be limited to a specific time frame or on-going.
An application for a research grant is normally submitted by investigators to public or private granting bodies such as the U.S. Government.
In this section we will review: