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​Preparing Your Proposal

​Preparing a proposal for funding involves understanding the particular sponsor requirements, getting organized, identifying resources, and assessing grant readiness.  Contact the Office of Sponsored research & Programs early in the proposal preparation process to get support and resources to meet your needs.

Below are general resources and helpful links.

A must-read for those applying for federal grants. By the staff of the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance.

This is a well-organized site on proposal writing. It includes an overview, inquiry and cover letters, standard components of a proposal, a sample proposal, advice from funders, and more. There's an excellent section on researching funding opportunities is included, also.

This is a free online course.

This is a free online course.

The Associated Grant Makers Common Proposal Form can be used when a foundation doesn’t specify a particular format.

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