Grant Writing Resources

Click on a link below to build your grant writing knowledge and toolkit:

  • Don't feel like writing a grant yourself or working with a Grant Experts' sponsor? Click here to check out our sister company, Resource Associates. They offer an excellent grant prospect research program and flat fee grant writing program that are some of the best and most affordable in the country.

  • Click here to read one of the most comprehensive, best-written handbooks on how to write a federal grant proposal.

  • Read the California Department of Education's Guide to Writing Effective Grant Proposals here

  • Click here to read some great grant writing tips from the US Department of Education.

  • Read the US Department of Education's official guide that describes all of its grant programs, including descriptions of eligibility, available and projected funding, and much more.

  • Click here to read some simple tips and strategies for building cooperative partnerships with community and government agencies. Expanding your grant programming through partnerships is a strategy that most grantors find desirable.

  • Click here for some great strategies on ways to calculate the in-kind contributions of volunteers. Many grants require a resource or in-kind match to a grant request. Including volunteer hours in your in-kind budget calculations is a great way to meet this requirement.

  • Click here for a quick tip on how to write a budget for a grant proposal

  • Click here for some other general tips on writing a grant proposal

  • Click here to find out how to get a DUNS number (this is a registration process that is required for most federal grant competitions).

  • Click here to read the grants.gov user guide. Because most federal grantors are now requiring the online grants.gov system to be used for proposal submission, it is absolutely essential that you register for grants.gov and understand how to use the system properly.

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