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ERIC Number: ED454807
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 320
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-57356-363-3
How To Evaluate and Improve Your Grants Effort. Second Edition. American Council on Education/Oryx Press Series on Higher Education.
Bauer, David G.
This book offers techniques for improving grants systems in higher education and examines how the functions of an academic grants office will change in the future. The chapters are: (1) "Developing and Maintaining a Dynamic and Efficient Grants Program"; (2) "The Purpose of the Grants Office"; (3) "Measuring the Success of Your Grants System"; (4) "Developing and Evaluating a Preproposal Review System"; (5) "Increasing Faculty and Staff Interest in Proposal Development and Grant Involvement"; (6) "Evaluating and Improving Your Grant Opportunity Research System"; (7) "The Role of the Grants Office in Contacting Funding Sources"; (8) "The Role of the Grants Office in Promoting an Organized Proposal"; (9) "The Role of the Grants Office in Assurances, Certifications, Institutional Reviews, and Research Compliance"; (10) "The Role of the Grants Office in Tracking Proposals, Sign-Off, Submission, and Follow-Up"; (11) "The Role of the Grants Office in the Administration of Private Funds"; (12) "The Role of the Grants Office in the Administration of Federal Funds"; (13) "Indirect Cost Recovery and Disbursement"; (14) "The Role of the Grants Office in the Politics of the Funding Process"; (15) "Developing and Evaluating Your Grants Office Web Site"; (16) "The Grants Office Personnel--Past, Present, and Future"; and (17) "Client Satisfaction Survey and Results." A disk is included that contains a sample survey, a survey that contains the questions from each chapter, and a PDF version of both surveys. A list of government grant research aids is also included. (Contains 108 exhibits.) (SLD)
Oryx Press, an imprint of Greenwood Publishing Group, 88 Post Road West, P.O. Box 5007, Westport, CT 06881-5007 ($36.95). Tel: 203-226-3571; Tel: 800-225-5800 (Toll Free); Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A