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Grant writing tips

Faculty and staff should contact a  supervisor or department chair, the Dean's Office and Corporate and Foundation Relations before submitting a proposal.

Tips for Proposal Writers

Helpful tips to keep in mind before you submit your grant

New to grant writing? Here are two free options provided by The Foundation Center that are good introductions to proposal writing.

Need some help clarifying a proposal/program on paper? Here are some excellent tips on defining and describing objectives and goals in grant proposals.

Submitting a federal grant? Below are some resources to assist with writing government grants.

Tips for NEA Grants

General Info on NEH Grants

Tips for NEH Fellowships

Strategies and Tips for NEH Grants

*The NEH provides examples of previously funded narratives for almost all of their programs. After navigating to the program area in which you would submit a proposal, please scroll down to the bottom right of the screen, and you will see a box entitled "sample application narratives".


The NSF Guide To Proposal Writing

Tips on writing a proposal to the NSF