Grant Writing Resources

SOURCES FOR ANY APPLICATION:

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance

Provides summaries of Developing a Grant Proposal and Writing the Grant Proposal

Article: Use Data to Strengthen Proposals: Introducing the Applicant Organization

Prepared by the Grantsmanship Center, February 2014

Article: Use Data to Strengthen Proposals: Defining the Problem or Need

Prepared by the Grantsmanship Center, February 2014

Mini-webcast:  8 Reasons You'll Get the Grant

Prepared by the Grantsmanship Center

Webcast: Proposal Writing Basics Presentation

Prepared by the Foundation Center

Mini-webcast: How to Use Concept Papers

Prepared by the Grantsmanship Center

Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal

Prepared by S. Joseph Levine, Michigan State University; provides hints and examples of each proposal section.

Tips for Successful Grant Writing

Developed by the Center for Injury Prevention Policy and Practice

See page 2 for a helpful checklist on what questions to answer for each proposal section

All About Grants Podcast

Although prepared by the National Institutes of Health, there is a wealth of information here that can be applied to any proposal.  Topics include “Telling Your Story,” “Using Plain Language for Application Titles, Abstracts….,” “Budget Basics,” “Human Subjects Risk and Protection,” “Grant Writing for New Investigators,” and “Assembling the Right Team.”

Proposal Writing Short Course

Prepared by the Foundation Center

Writing Grants

Prepared by the U.S. Government, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance

 

INFORMATION FOR APPLICATIONS TO THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH

Sample NIH Applications and Summary Statements

View successful grant applications annotated by NIH personnel to illustrate the proposal’s strengths.

Grant Writing Tips Sheets by the National Institutes of Health

Prepared by the National Institutes of Health. Links to tutorials, peer review guidelines, tips for new NIH grant applicants, and writing a grant. Also link to All About Grants podcasts and NIH Grant Review videos.

The Peer Review Process at the National Institutes of Health.

Information about the Center for Scientific Review with links to webinars and applicant resources. This site includes videos entitled “NIH Peer Review Revealed” (a mock study group session), “NIH Tips for Applicants”(common errors to avoid), and “What Happens to Your NIH Grant Application Video” (an overview of the peer review process).

All About Grants Podcast:

Topics include “Who Should I Contact at NIH?” “Navigating a Funding Opportunity Announcement,” “Due Dates, Cycles and Award Dates,” “NIH’s Inclusion Policy: Understanding Race and Ethnicity,” and “Considerations for Early Stage Investigators.”

 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

 

The Art of Writing Successful R&D Proposals

The Art of Writing Successful R&D Proposals

D. Orlich and P. Orlich Redgrave Publishing, NY, 1977.

Available at the Office of Research Development and Management in the College of Education as well as the Atkins Library.

 

The ‘How To’ Grants Manual: Successful Grantseeking Techniques for Obtaining Public and Private Grants

The ‘How To’ Grants Manual: Successful Grantseeking Techniques for Obtaining Public and Private Grants

By David Bauer,  7th Ed, Rowman & Littlefield, NY

Available as an ebook through the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library via Atkins Library

 

Winning Grants Step by Step: The Complete Workbook for Planning, Developing and Writing Successful Proposals, Fourth Edition

 

Winning Grants Step by Step: The Complete Workbook for Planning, Developing and Writing Successful Proposals, Fourth Edition

by  Tori O'Neal-McElrath

Jossey-Bass © 2013 (144 pages)

ISBN:9781118378342

With real-life examples, samples of materials, and worksheets, this is a hands-on, user-friendly workbook that guides the user through the various stages of development, and will enable organizations to take an idea or concept and make it come to life in the form of a proposal.  Available in Skillport.