Try as we may, not all grant proposals get funded. It is therefore critical for health educators to have a clear understanding of what constitutes an effective proposal. Additionally the leadership of any organization is instrumental in the growth and sustainability of the program. Please outline collectively the attributes of a proposal that is likely to be funded. What are some of the characteristics of proposals that are not funded? How can health educators avoid these pitfalls? Why does leadership style matter in managing health education programs? What, if any, are the implications of such for program quality?