Learn Proposal Fundamentals
General Proposal Writing Websites
- The Foundation Center Proposal Writing Short Course
- This site explains how to write a strong, organized proposal for any genre.
Specific Proposal Writing Websites
- The Toolkit: Getting an NIH R01 Application
The site focuses on how to avoid common proposal mistakes and explains how reviewers evaluate your proposal.
- Annotated NIH R01 Application
Provides a complete example of an outstanding R01 proposal application package with comments from NIAID.
- The Foundation Center: Proposal Budgeting Basics
This tutorial overviews basic components of a project budget, and explains the general concepts of overhead costs and fringe benefits.
- NSF Guide for Proposal Writing
- Beginning with the planning stage, this site takes you through each part of the proposal and explains the criteria NSF uses to evaluate a proposal.