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Finding Funding: Grant Writing Resources

A brief overview of federal, state and foundation grant funding sources. Useful for anyone at Cornell, including Cooperative Extension staff.

Proposal Writing

Online Resources:

Proposal Writing (online tutorial) from the Foundation Directory

Budget Basics (online tutorial) from the Foundation Directory

Centered, the free newsletter of the Grantsmanship Center (otherwise a for-profit center)

Grant Proposal Dot Com (a collection of links)


Scholastic Funding Connection. Glossary of terms

Books on Grant Writing--Examples

Finding Books

Subject headings for books on the proposal-writing process

Proposal writing for grants.

Proposal writing for grants--Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Proposal writing in research --Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Fund raising--Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Dissertations, Academic -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Research grants -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Fund raising -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Proposal Components

1. Cover Letter

2. Abstract

3. Introduction

4. Statement of Need

5. Objectives

6. Procedures

7. Evaluation

8. Budget

[Source: Foundation Directory online]