selection will will try to cover most aspects of the grant
writing process in
order to help nurse researchers, especially new ones, plan,
write, and apply for
the basic research project grant. The most important thing to
dealing with any funding agency, especially federal agencies, is
to carefully read
and follow their instructions to the letter and be sure to send
in the proposal in time for the deadline! Sites and resources
specifically related to Nursing Research are located here.
To submit an article or helpful site related to writing research
grants click here.
Writing Tips Resources
Guide For Proposal Writing- This guide was written
within the Division of Undergraduate Education of the
Foundation, and serves as general guidelines for an
Elements of Grant Writing- This publication is an
easy guide to
the basic elements of grant writing and is offered to assist
to CPB and to other funding sources. It offers guideposts to
through each stage of the process. [Corporation for Public
Grant Writing Tutorial- Online tutorial that leads
users through a
grant writing learning activity while offering tips and
20-page free to download Grant Proposal Self-Assessment
Tool (GrantSAT) helps grantwriters systematically evaluate
their grant proposals using 75 criteria grouped in nine
Grant Tips Sheets- Many National Institutes of
Health put out
guides and tip sheets on their Web sites. These guides can
resources. Here are just a few.
Writer's Guide- Online guide from the University of
that is geared to academic researchers, but the information
works for all
grant seekers as well.
Writing Short Course- Web based short course from
the Foundation Center that stresses the preparation required
to create a winning proposal as well as the different parts
of a proposal itself.
Art of Grantsmanship- The objective of these
guidelines is to
assist both new and veteran investigators to optimize their
successfully competing in a peer-reviewed grant application
Toolkit : A Comprehensive Guide to Finding Funding-
A must read for novice as well as experienced grantwriters.
Cheryl Carter New and James Aaron Quick have laid out, in
easy to follow steps, the complete grantwriting process.
They have generously shared their own specific techniques
that begins with formulating ideas for fundable projects to
the actual writing of grants and ultimately to finding