OverviewThe Office of Grant and Research Development offers significant help to faculty and staff who wish to write and submit a grant proposal.
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Cheney, WA 99004-2444
Expert Advice on Proposal Writing
General Proposal Writing
From the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Dr. Janet Rasey of the University of Washington gives excellent, consise advice on how to develop a fundable proposal.
Classic proposal writing tutorial from the Foundation Center.
Remarkably clear and lucid advice on what really matters in a grant proposal from the Social Science Research Council. While written for those applying to the SSRC, it offers helpful insight for those from all disciplines and agencies.
National Science Foundation
Detailed guidance from the National Science Foundation's Division on Undergraduate Education on how to write a competitive proposal.
Advice from a long-time NSF program officer.
National Institutes of Health
A detailed PowerPoint presentation by Charlene Alspach that explains NIH, NIH scoring criteria, and how to write a competitive AREA grant proposal.
Links to grant writing advice at several institutes.
This is a good outline of the important elements of a Letter of Inquiry from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.