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Grants, Funding, and Foundation Center Resources

Foundation Center Proposal Writing Resources

Proposal Writing Short Course
Concise online tutorial on the components of a proposal for foundation support.
Quick to read and easy to follow.

Proposal Budgeting Basics
Online course is designed to help with the basics of developing a project budget.
For those who have general knowledge of proposal development.

Proposal Samples
Links to sample proposals.

More Proposal Writing Resources

Looking for data to strengthen your funding proposal?  You may be interested in the research guide Grant Seeking and Proposal Background Resources.

University of Michigan: Proposal Writer's Guide
A complete guide to the parts of a proposal, how to write a proposal, and why proposals are rejected.

How to Develop and Write a Grant Proposal CRS Report, June 2009
Covers writing proposals for both government and private foundations grants

Writing Grants from the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance website
Tips on developing and writing grant proposals

Mini-Webcasts on Proposal Writing from the Grantsmanship Center
A series of short YouTube videos such as How to write a mission statement and Essential grant skills.

Grants Process Overview US National Institutes of Health
Targeting obtaining research funding from the NIH.  Includes a section on Writing Your Application

Books from Henry Madden Library
Search for proposal writing for grants in the library catalog