Grant Writing Resources for Faculty and Students

Debunking Some Myths About Grant Writing, by Kenneth T. Henson (Chronicle of Higher Education) http://chronicle.com/jobs/2003/06/2003062601c.htm

Proposal Writing Short Course (The Foundation Center) http://foundationcenter.org/getstarted/tutorials/shortcourse/index.html

Ten Ways to Write a Better Grant: Sure You Need a Good Idea, But it’s More than That, by Alison Snyder (The Scientist) http://www.the-scientist.com/article/display/38046/

The Art of Writing Proposals: Some Candid Suggestions for Applicants to Social Science Research Council Competitions, by A. Przeworksi and F. Salomon. (Social Science Research Council) http://fellowships.ssrc.org/art_of_writing_proposals/
Basic Elements of Grant Writing (Corporation for Public Broadcasting) http://www.cpb.org/grants/grantwriting.html

Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal, by S.J. Levine (Michigan State University) http://www.learnerassociates.net/proposal/

Proposal Writer’s Guide by D. Thackrey (University of Michigan) http://www.research.umich.edu/proposals/PWG/pwgcontents.html

Grant Writing Tips Sheet (NIH) http://grants.nih.gov/grants/grant_tips.htm

All About Grants Tutorials (NIAID) http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/default.htm

New Investigator Guide to NIH Funding (NIAID) http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/new/default.htm

Starting Out

Getting to Know NIH http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/new/new02.htm

Starting a Research Career http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/new/new03.htm

Putting Grants in Context http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/new/new04.htm

Perspective on Peer Review http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/new/new05.htm

NIH's Mission -- Why It Matters to You http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/new/new08.htm

Do You Qualify for Independent Support? http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/new/new06.htm

What Award Should You Apply For? http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/new/new10.htm

What's an R01? http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/new/new11.htm

Are You "New"? http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/new/new07.htm

Application Essentials http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/new/new09.htm

Staying Informed http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/new/new12.htm

Shaping Your Strategy

Planning Your Application http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/new/new13.htm

Choosing a Topic http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/new/new14.htm

Should You Be One of Many PIs? http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/new/new15.htm

Deciding the Parameters of Your Request http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/new/new16.htm

How to Plan an Appropriate Budget http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/new/new17.htm

Creating and Submitting Your Application

Getting Oriented http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/new/new21.htm

Grant Writing for New Applicants http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/new/new22.htm

Selected Pages From All About Grants http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/new/new23.htm

Submitting the Application http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/new/new24.htm

Programs for New PIs http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/new/new25.htm

Web Resources http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/new/new26.htm

A Guide for Proposal Writing (National Science Foundation) http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2004/nsf04016/nsf04016.pdf

Grant Proposal Guide (National Science Foundation) http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2004/nsf042/nsf04_2.pdf

Selected NIH Resources on Qualitative Research

Analysis and Use of Qualitative Data http://www.nida.nih.gov/pdf/monographs/monograph166/292_309.pdf

Qualitative Methods in Health Research: Opportunities and Considerations in Application and Review http://obssr.od.nih.gov/Documents/Publications/Qualitative.PDF

Qualitative Methods in Environmental Health Research http://www.ehponline.org/members/2003/6196/6196.pdf

Qualitative Methods in Drug Abuse and HIV Research http://www.nida.nih.gov/pdf/monographs/157.pdf

Selected NSF Resources on Qualitative Research

Analyzing Qualitative Data http://www.ehr.nsf.gov/EHR/REC/pubs/NSF97-153/CHAP_4.HTM

Overview of Qualitative Methods and Analytic Techniques http://www.ehr.nsf.gov/EHR/REC/pubs/NSF97-153/CHAP_3.HTM

Frequently Asked Questions on Proposal Preparation and Award Administration http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2003/nsf03041/faqs03_041.pdf

(20021) User-Friendly Handbook for Project Evaluation http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2002/nsf02057/nsf02057.pdf

User-Friendly Handbook for Mixed Method Evaluations http://www.ehr.nsf.gov/EHR/REC/pubs/NSF97-153/pdf/mm_eval.pdf