G&SP Resources

  • Grant Proposal Components -- The Great Grant Whale
  • Working Outline of Elements Found in Most Proposals
  • Writing for the Reader Tips
  • Budget Building Blocks 
  • Budget Preparation Tips
  • How to Find Grants - Classroom Power Point Presentation


    Educational Resources on the Web

  • Proposal Writing Short Course -- The Foundation Center -- Details the steps involved in planning and preparing a foundation proposal and offers tips on proposal writing.
  • Writing Grants -- Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance published by the federal government's General Services Administration -- A comprehensive overview of preparation of federal grant application proposals.
  • Grantwriting Tools for Non-Profit Organizations -- Non-Profit Guides outlines for creating inquiry letters and short proposals to foundation and corporate funding sources, including samples.
  • Grant Proposal Writing -- University of Wisconsin - Madison -- Comprehensive list of resources on grantwriting.
  • Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal -- University of Michigan Agriculture and Extension Education -- S. Joseph Levine provides detailed writing hints for each major section of a proposal along with examples.
  • Writing Tips: Organizing a Proposal -- James Madison University -- General format for a proposal when guidelines aren't specific, including brief descriptions of each section.
  • Writing a Successful Grant Proposal -- The Minnesota Council on Foundations -- A comprehensive article on proposal writing from the funding source's perspective.
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