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Grant Writing

The following links contain helpful resources on proposal writing:

United Way of Central New Mexico — Grant Writing Toolkit (Program Plan)

United Way of Central New Mexico — Grantwriting Toolkit (The Needs Statement)

United Way of Central New Mexico — Grantwriting Toolkit (Researching Grantmakers)

11 Questions You Must Ask Before You Write

The Foundation Center’s Short Course On Proposal Writing

Guide To Grant Proposal Writing (With Samples)

Grant Writing Tips from the National Science Foundation

Grant Writing Tip Sheets from the National Institutes of Health 

Grant Writing Tutorial from the Environmental Protection Agency 

The Art of Writing Proposals from the Social Science Research Council

Writing for Community Success in 4 Easy Steps (by Dalya F. Massachi, M.A.)                                            

   

Grant Opportunities 

www.grants.gov (searchable database of all federal grant opportunities)

 

Logic Model and Evaluation Tools 

https://www.wkkf.org/resource-directory/resource/2006/02/wk-kellogg-foundation-logic-model-development-guide

Sample logic model 

Specific Government Agency Links

Washington College Approved Indirect Cost Rates: 43% (On Campus) 20% (Off Campus)

Department of Education
http://www.ed.gov/

Department of State—Fulbright programs, USIA
http://www.state.gov/

Department of Labor
http://www.dol.gov/

Department of Energy
http://www.doe.gov/

Department of Commerce
http://www.doc.gov/

Department of Defense
http://www.defenselink.mil/

Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/

Fish & Wildlife
http://www.fws.gov/

Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
http://www.hud.gov/

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
http://www.nasa.gov/ 

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
http://www.arts.gov/

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
http://www.neh.gov/

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
http://www.nih.gov/

National Science Foundation (NSF)
http://www.nsf.gov/

Fastlane—Web-based electronic submissions
http://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/

  

Sample Grant Applications

  This successful application submitted by Dr. Anne Marteel-Parrish and two colleagues resulted in funding for advanced scientific equipment:

 
This successful application submitted by Dr. Adam Goodheart allowed the C. V. Starr Center to launch a residential Fellows program:
 
Proposal to the National Endowment for the Humanities 
 
 
The Grants Office can provide, upon request, additional samples of successful grant applications to other government agencies (i.e., NEA, EPA, USDA, IMLS, NFWF) and/or private foundations.

 

Contact Valerie Stewart, Grant Writer, vstewart2@washcoll.edu, 410-810-7460