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Basic Guide to Grant Writing
"All About Grants" Tutorials
These "All About Grants" tutorials help biomedical investigators, especially new ones, plan, write, and apply for the basic NIH research project grant , the R01.
A successful grant proposal is one that is well-prepared, thoughtfully planned, and concisely packaged.
The subject of this short course is proposal writing. But the proposal does not stand-alone. It must be part of a process of planning and of research on, outreach to, and cultivation of potential foundation and corporate donors. The recommended process is not a formula to be rigidly adhered to. It is a suggested approach that can be adapted to fit the needs of any nonprofit and the peculiarities of each situation. Fundraising is an art as well as a science. You must bring your own creativity to it and remain flexible.
A successful grant application will convince reviewers that:
Guidance for the preparation and submission of proposals to NSF.
Basic guidelines for a letter of inquiry, common grant application form, EPA Grant-Writing Tutorial.
Guidance for the process of submitting grants to the NIH