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External Grant Writing Resources

Writing a Grant 101
Great links from the National Organization of Research Development Professionals.

Guide for writing a funding proposal
Practical hints and examples, broken down by specific sections of a proposal.

Grant writing tools for non-profit organizations
Contains many samples for writing grants.

GrantProposal.com
Produced by professional grantwriter Elizabeth Brunner, this Website outlines the steps of preparing a proposal and offers advice on researching funding opportunities, as well as providing sample proposals and letters of inquiry. An excellent introduction to the principles of grantseeking.

Grantspersonship: An Instruction Manual
Beth Fischer and Michael Zigmond from the University of Pittsburgh provide sage advice on how to write successful grant proposals.

The Grant Doctor
A useful compilation of articles on various aspects of obtaining grants and fellowships by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

HHS & NIH-specific Resources

Extramural Funding Opportunities: Preparing Grant Applications (from the National Cancer Institute)

A Short Guide to the Preparation of NIH Grant Applications (from the National Cancer Institute)

The Original How to Write a Research Grant Application (from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)

"Getting Funded: An AHRQ Grants Overview
Brent Sandmeyer, MPH, Grants Lead/Social Science Analyst at the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality, presents this workshop at Virginia Commonwealth University.