Lab discussion on writing good grant proposals

Lewis Lab tips for successful for writing a successful grant proposal.

Resources on grantsmanship:

Grey, M. (2000). “Top 10 tips for successful grantsmanship.” Research in Nursing & Health 23(2): 91-92. (pdf)

Moffat, A. S. (1994). “The Money Hunt - Grantsmanship - What Makes Proposals Work.” Science 265(5180): 1921-1922. (pdf)

Schepers, J. S., E. J. Sadler, et al. (2000). “Grantsmanship hints.” Agronomy Journal 92(1): 1-5. (pdf)

Jones S.P. and Bundy A. Writing a good grant proposal. (website)

This webpage has hints for people writing a grant proposal, including criteria, approach and common shortcomings. This is writen for computer science grants, but the suggestions are mostly very general.

EPA Short course on writing a good grant proposal. (website)

This short course has several tutorial sessions on writing a proposal, enhancing proposals, mock grant writing activities, examples grants etc.

White C. and Castelloe P. (Center for Participatory Change) Writing a grant proposal

On how to write and correctly structure a grant application.

Writing grants from the Alberta Einstein College of Medicine. (website)

Guidelines on how to write the best grant proposals. Particular emphasis on medical sciences.

NOAA suggestions on how to write grants. (website)

NSERC guidelines for writing a winning proposal. (website)

University of Wisconsin links to further grant writing resources. (website)

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