The Office of Research and Creative Scholarship has put together a list of websites that researchers can view to see available grant training courses and resources.
Helpful Articles and Documents
- Advice on Writing Proposals to the National Science Foundation (NSF), Carnegie Mellon University
- Ten Simple Rules for Getting Grants, Public Library of Science (PLOS). This has been listed as a good resource by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Short and to the point.
- Ten Common Grant-Writing Mistakes, The Chronicle of Higher Education
- The Grant Lifecycle, Grants.gov. A useful overview of the entire grant process, from identifying funding opportunities to submitting the final progress report on your award.
- Tips for Preparing a Successful Proposal, Boston College. An overview of topics that a Principal Investigator should know when seeking funding from an external sponsor.
- National Institutes of Health (NIH) Webinars. Typically free, NIH conducts webinars on topics of interest to researchers looking to submit proposals. Recent webinars are also archived on the site for viewing at your convenience. NIH also has a listing of additional workshops, seminars, and training.
- National Science Foundation Sample Proposals
- Grants.gov Training. Grants.gov offers a general overview of how to navigate their website as an applicant, as well as a video to help applicants learn more about registering, searching, and applying for Federal grant opportunities.
- Foundation Center Online Training Courses. The Foundation Center offers several online guided courses that are of interest to researchers, with several free courses. Topics include "Foundations and Their Role in Philanthropy" and "How to Approach a Foundation."