Developing Your Proposal
- The National Institutes of Health has provided an invaluable tool for the proposal writer with its Annotated R01 Grant Application and Summary Statement.
- The Department of Health and Human Services “NIH RePORTER” (formerly "CRISP") system also allows you to look up proposals that have been funded.
- The Department of Education has a variety of sample proposals available here.
- Keep in mind that proposal guidelines may change over time. Something that was permitted under previous solicitations may not be permissible now.
Links to Writing Guides and Resources
Grammar and Language Usage
- Reappraised checklist aims to help readers assess whether a paper has flaws that call its integrity into question. Nature article with checklist Nature 577, 167-169 (2020)
- Grants.gov - Grant Writing Basics
- Natural Science Foundation - Contacting a Program Officer
- National Science Foundation – Guide for Proposal Writing
- Sample NIH applications
- Apply for a Grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID)
- A Guide to Proposal Writing from the National Science Foundation
- NIH Grant Review Process: The Big Picture Video from NIH
- The 2002 User-Friendly Handbook for Project Evaluation from the National Science Foundation
- National Institutes of Health – How to Write a Grant Application
- The CFDA guide to Developing and Writing Grant Proposals
- Department of Justice
- National Science Foundation – Data Management Plan
- GrantProposal.com – Primarily focuses on submissions to foundations
- American Astronomical Society
- A Practical Guide for Writing Proposals by Alice Reid, M. Ed.
- The Foundation Center
- Elements of Scientific Papers and of Proposals
- Grant Lifecycle