General Grant Writing Websites
Outstanding. Provides essential links for university scholars and researchers needing more than here on research funding in particular.
An online tutorial from Purdue University in collaboration with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Includes Developing a Grant Proposal from the CFDA (above) plus terminology proposal writing links, links to application packages, grantmaking agencies, types of grants, and more.
Excellent advice from the ASME: American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Written by S. Joseph Levine of Michigan State University. Offers excellent advice on all parts of the proposal. Includes a sample proposal and links to other proposal writing sites.
A must-read for those applying for federal grants. By the staff of the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance.
Some good, clearly-stated tips from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which reviews hundreds of proposals a year.
A very well organized site on proposal writing. Includes an overview, inquiry and cover letters, standard components of a proposal, a sample proposal, advice from funders, and more. An excellent section on researching funding opportunities is included also. By Elizabeth Brunner, a California grantwriter.
Two sites from the Foundation Center with good advice - and well worth a visit. Also see their free online Webinar, Proposal Writing Basics.
Foundation Center's Guide to Proposal Writing, 5th edition by Jane Geever - Free Online Audiobook!
"In partnership with the New York unit of Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic (RFB&D), the Foundation Center is making available free of charge a new audio version of the most popular book in [their] Fundraising and Nonprofit Management Series."
Proposals from the Idea Bank's Grant Writing Course. Most are successfully funded, and are for funding for fire departments.
Provides funded grant proposals for sale in a variety of categories. Particularly well-stocked with federal grant proposals. A site from the Grantsmanship Center, a Los-Angeles based proposal training center.
An excellent and thorough guide for writing grant proposals, from the Minnesota Council on Foundations. FAQs include pros and cons of hiring a professional grantwriter and what to do if a proposal is funded.
Perhaps the best list of proposal writing Internet resources for writing effective proposals, with links to samples, tips and pointers, proposal checklist, and much more. Maintained by Deborah Kluge, a grant writing consultant.