Learn what NOT to do – and how to fix a bad proposal – from the worst grant writer ever

This video gives you a live demonstration applying the principles of Four Steps To Funding.




  • Original R21 (Triaged/Unscored)
    Original R21 (Triaged/Unscored)

    Here is the original R21 as it was submitted to the study section that dinged it (i.e. it was not discussed and therefore not scored)

  • R21 Rewrite iteration 1
    R21 Rewrite iteration 1

    Here is the quick (~30 minute) rewrite of the proposal. If this were to be submitted, I’d suggest a number of additional iterations. However, you should be able to see the difference already by putting these principles into action.