Sources of ideas for grant preparation


Search for awards funded by the National Science Foundation.


Search for awards funded by the National Institutes of Health.


Search for awards funded by the US Department of Agriculture.

The Foundation Center shortcourse

A short course in proposal writing.

The Grantsmanship Center

Source of information about funding sources and general grant writing.

All About Grants Tutorials (by the NIH)

These All About Grants tutorials help biomedical investigators, especially new ones, plan, write, and apply for the basic NIH research project grant, the R01. Our advice comes from the experience of NIAID staff, including former NIH grantees, and should be considered as opinion only. Differing opinions may exist.

A Guide for Proposal Writing by the National Science Foundation

National Science Foundation staff members give workshops on proposal writing, answer questions by phone and e-mail, and talk to potential awardees at professional meetings and at NSF. The essence of the advice often given to inquirers, and suggestions for improving proposals are included in this document.

NIH Welcome Wagon Letter A web resource targeted for new recipients and provides a wealth of information on how to manage NIH funds.
Getting Started in Sponsored Research The Vanderbilt Linkages program addresses current issues and trends in the academic research enterprise and provides highly-focused and action-oriented programs that give participants concrete solutions that can be immediately implemented.

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