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Proposal/Grant Writing Resources

Foundation Center: Proposal Writing Short Course

The Foundation Center provides information on the process of proposal writing. Discusses the process of proposal writing starting from gathering background information, to preparing each individual section, to the budget, and finally submission.   


National Science Foundation: Fastlane

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Fastlane allows faculty and staff to submit proposals electronically. Fastlane provides help with preparing NSF applications and grants.  

National Science Foundation: Grant Proposal Guide

The National Science Foundation (NSF) provides guidance for the preparation and submission of proposals to NSF. It is important that all proposals conform to the instructions provided in the GPG. Conformance is required and will be strictly enforced unless a deviation has been approved.

National Science Foundation: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The National Science Foundation FAQs on proposal preparation and award administration.

Social Science Research Council: Art of Writing Proposals