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Proposal Writing Short Course 

Foundation Center Database
Search the expanded Foundation Center Databases at the Dulaney-Browne Library. Call to make an appointment for an initial 5-10 minute tutorial by the librarian.

The Proposal Writer's Guide: Overview  

An overview of how to begin planning a proposal with details about writing an abstract or summary, background or significance section, or how to begin a budget.


The State Regents website provides events, training opportunities, PowerPoint presentations, mentoring, writing resources and external evaluators. 

The NIH answers the most asked questions from investigators, fellows, students and research administrators.

Past topics include:

  • Navigating a Funding Opportunity Announcement
  • Composing Your Cover Letter
  • Grantwriting for New Investigators
  • Scoring Your Application
  • Who Should I Contact at NIH?