Grant writing

Basic grant writing
Specific grant or project writing
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Other Federal agencies (EPA, USDA, Education, Arts)
Review Process
Sample proposals

Basic grant writing advice- key points, links to other useful basic grant writing sites

You can get the grant (Mary Waters)
Why Academics Have a Hard Time Writing Good Grant Proposals (Robert Porter)
Elements of a Competitive Grant Proposal (Rubén O. Martínez)
Grant Writing for Success  (Anthony M. Coelho, Jr.)
Grant Writing  (Mike Cronan)


Specific grant or project writing advice

New and Early Stage Investigators
Successful K-12 STEM Education:  Identifying Effective Approaches in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
(can download the PDF, National Academies Press 2011)
Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation (National Academy of Sciences, 2010)
Minority Health Research and Grant Program (Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board)
NSF learning and teaching funding opportunities (Dennis Davenport, 11/2010)
Federal Instrumentation Grants and How to Compete for Them  (Lucy Deckard)
Responsible conduct of research for NIH, NSF and others

Developing a data management plan
NSF Data Management Plan - required for applications on/after 1/18/2011
Resources for developing an NSF Data Management Plan

National Institutes of Health (NIH)  

NIH Grant Writing Tips
NIH update - slide show give July 2010
Training Opportunities at NIH Intramural Research Program                                   
NIH Minority Opportunities in Research                            
NIH Orientation For HACU Faculty Fellows                         
NIH National Institute of Mental Health                            
NIH Overview of the National Institutes of Health NIH                          
NIH Receipt and Referral of Grant Application                         
NIH Got the Grant, What is Next?                         
NIH Eliminating Health Disparities                  
Grant Writing for Success NIH

National Science Foundation (NSF)

NSF learning and teaching funding opportunities (Dennis Davenport, 11/2010)
National Science Foundation (NSF) Update - slide show given July 2010
A guide for proposal writing
NSF procedures and policy manual (For applications on/after 1/25/2016)
Advice on Writing Proposals to the National Science Foundation (Susan Finger)

How to write a winning NSF CAREER proposal (Lucy Deckard) - extremely useful, especially handouts at end
NSF CAREER - education component workshop (Jeffrey Froyd) 
NSF CAREER Proposal Writing Tips: A Collection of Essays (Clark Univ.)
NSF CAREER program (Lucy Deckard)
NSF CAREER program (Laurie Garton)

NSF Major Research Instrumentation Overview of program (Randy Phelps)
NSF Major Research Instrumentation - what makes an application fail or be competitive (Randy Phelps)
NSF Major Research Instrumentation Webinar 3/15/10

Other Federal Agencies

Education & the Arts

US Department of Education Grants - Frequently asked questions
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) - advice on preparing your grant


Foundation Center - proposal writing short course

Review process                                        

The NIH Review Process                 
Peer Review of NIH Research Grant Applications  (Anthony M. Coelho, Jr.)

Sample proposals

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

NIH R13/U13 Gordon Research Conference Proposal (Gordon Research Conferences)
NIH R13/U13 Joint Gordon Research Conference/Gordon Research Seminar (Gordon Research Conferences)

NSF CAREER proposals - 5 funded proposals related to Geosciences (On the Cutting Edge)
NSF CAREER math proposal - (Brooke Shipley)

USDA Sample Proposal                   

Education, Humanities, Arts

US Department of Education (Colorado Grants)
NEH: Pompeii Forum Project (University of Virginia)

Arts & Non-profits

Performing Arts: Proposal Template (Ballet Austin)
Guide to writing for non-profit organizations
Centerville Community Center (Colorado Grants)
London Family Center (Colorado Grants)