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Proposal Writing Resources

  1. Foundation Center Short Course on Proposal Writing

  2. Assistance for writing proposals to private sponsors

  3. NIH grantwriting tip sheets

  4. NIH AREA (RIS) presentation slides

  5. NIH Extramural Programs presentation slides

  6. NIH Resource Chart: Rigor and Reproducibility in NIH Applications
  7. NSF: Writing the Proposal - Steps to Success (PDF)

  8. NSF grantwriting tips

  9. NSF guidance on "Broader Impacts" review criterion

  10. NSF Merit Review Criteria (PDF)

  11. NSF Proposal processing and review guide

  12. NSF CAREER proposal writing tips (PDF)

  13. The Art of Writing Proposals - Social Science Research Council

  14. Seven Frequent Errors - National Endowment for the Humanities

  15. Guide to effective grant writing: how to write a successful NIH grant by Otto O. Yang (2005)- Clark University library electronic call number RA11.D6 Y36
  16. Winning grants step by step: the complete workbook for planning, developing, and writing successful proposals by Tori O'Neal-McElrath (2013)- Clark University library
  17. Writing a successful grant application by Liane Reif-Lehrer (1989) - Clark University library call number R 853 P75
  18. Proposals that work: a guide for planning dissertations and grant proposals by Lawrence F. Locke, et al.(2007) - Clark University library call number Q 180.55.P7
  19. How to write a successful research grant application: a guide for social and behavioral scientists edited by Willo Pequegnat and Ellen Stover (1995) - Clark University library call number HG 177 H683