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Grant Writing Resources

Links to Other Grant Writing Resources

The following Web sites have an abundance of good information on writing strong proposals.  You will notice overlap in some information, which means that certain points are very important.

TechLearning - Technology Funding: A How-To Guide.  A basic overview of technology funding that is available and a great place to get started.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance - Developing and writing grant proposals.  This is a must-read for those applying for federal grants

Corporation for Public Broadcasting - Basic Elements of Grant Writing

The Foundation Center - A Proposal Writing Short Course

Grant proposal information - From the Center for Nonprofit Management in Los Angeles, CA

Lone Eagle Consulting – Grant Writing Tips

The Minnesota Council on Foundations - Writing a Successful Grant Proposal

National Science Foundation - A Guide for Proposal Writing

Non-profit guides - Offers sample letters of inquiry and various formats

SchoolGrants - Grant Writing Tips

University of Wisconsin Grants Information Center - an excellent listing of grant resources

(Please note these are links to outside resources we think you might be interested in visiting. TI is not responsible for the content, accuracy, or functionality of any non-TI site.)

Books on Grant Writing

Finding Funding
4th ed., Brewer, Ernest, and Charles M. Achilles, Jay R. Fuhriman, Connie Hollingsworth. Corwin Press, 2001
This book includes strategies for writing successful government and foundation grants and includes project management and internet use. Purchase at

The Foundation Center’s Guide to Proposal Writing
4th ed. Geever, Jane C. United States of America, 2004
Provides information on how to prepare award winning proposals, including examples. Purchase at

Grantseeking: A Step-by-Step Approach
rev. ed. Zimmerman, Robert M. San Francisco, CA: Zimmerman, Lehman & Associates, 1998.
The book explains the how-to’s of: writing a letter of intent, with a sample, creating a proposal and budget, and follow-up with funders. Purchase from

The Grantwriter’s Internet Companion
Peterson, Susan, Corwin Press, 2000
This book offers tools for using the internet to find funding and grants. Purchase at

I’ll Grant You That
Burke, Jim and Carol Ann Prater, Heinemann, 2000
A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Funds, Designing Winning Projects, and Writing Powerful Grant Proposals.
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Winning Grants Step by Step
Carlson, Mim. San Francisco, CA: Support Centers of America, 1995.
Contains exercises designed to help with proposal planning and writing skills and to meet the requirements of both government agencies and foundation funders. Purchase from or