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Proposal Tips

Grant Proposal Components -- The Great Grant Whale (PDF)
Writing for the Reader Tips (PDF)
Budget Building Blocks (PDF)
Budget Preparation Tips (PDF)

Educational Resources

Writing Grants

This Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance published by the General Services Administration is a comprehensive overview of preparation of federal grant application proposals.

Grant writing Tools for Non-Profit Organizations

This guide outlines for creating inquiry letters and short proposals to foundation and corporate funding sources, including samples.

Grant Proposal Writing

A comprehensive list of resources on grant writing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal

University of Michigan State's 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's quick reference guide for proposal development.

Writing a Successful Grant Proposal

The Minnesota Council on Foundations offers a comprehensive article on proposal writing from the funding source's perspective.