Proposal Writing Resources

General Guides

A Proposal Writing Short Course - The Foundation Center

Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal (for Social Sciences)– By S. Joseph Levine, Ph.D., Michigan State University

Funding Agency Guides

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tips on Writing a Grant Proposal

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Some NEH divisions provide advice on preparing a grant.

National Institutes of Health (NIH) – Grant Writing Tips Sheets - Resources put out by various NIH Institutes on their Web sites.

National Cancer Institute (NCI)Quick Guide for Grant Applications

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) - All About Grants Tutorials - These tutorials help investigators plan and write grant applications and manage their awards.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) – Common Mistakes in NIH Applications

National Science Foundation (NSF) - A Guide for Proposal Writing This guide provides advice for improving proposals submitted to NSF including tips on writing the proposal narrative.