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About this Grant LibGuide
This LibGuide will list websites/data banks that provide information on available Grants (both US and International) that have a focus in the medical community and more specifically for nurses.
The parameters for inclusion are:
- no fees
- meaningful list
- user friendly
- medical/nursing focus
Grant Writing Resources
Writing the NIH Grant Proposal by
Call Number: RA11.D6 G47 2006
Publication Date: 2006-04-28
This primer on the mechanics of applying for NIH grants offers hands-on advice that simplifies, demystifies, and takes the fear out of writing a federal grant application. The graduate student, post-doctoral fellow, or junior research faculty member applying for a prestigious NIH grant faces many complex issues and situations. Although many grant writing guides already exist, they are overly general in helping applicants navigate the complexities peculiar to the NIH process. Also, although several NIH institutes provide information regarding grant submissions, such info tends to be general and awkward to access. This book provides specific and detailed step-by-step guidance in completing an NIH application through a number of unique features.
Successful Grant Writing by
Publication Date: 2013-01-01
This fully updated and revised edition of a classic guide to grant writing for health and human service professionals reflects the two major changes in the field: new NIH application processes and an increased emphasis on interprofessional and team approaches to science. New case examples reflect grant writing strategies for a great variety of health and human service professions, and the text includes an enhanced focus on online methods for organizing grant submissions.
Sign up for Forecasted Government Grants
Forecasts help applicants find out about opportunities sooner, providing more time for planning. This additional time to prepare the application and coordinate key partnerships may result in higher-quality applications. Applicants can locate forecasts through the search interface, RSS, XML extract, or email subscriptions.
Grant Tips - Websites
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Tips for Writing a Successful Grant Proposal
Grantspace: a service of Foundation Center
Free, self-paced, eLearning Proposal Writing Short-Course
GuideStar: Grant Writing 102
Grant Writing 102: Tips from Successful Grantwriters
Learn how to register with the government, find and apply for grants and manage grants.
HRSA: Health Resources and Services Administration - Debunk the Myths: Grant Application Video Series
Video series to debunk common myths about federal funding opportunities and offer assistance with grant applications.
Tips For Tips For Writing & Submitting Good Grant Proposals
Human Frontier Science Program: Art of Grantsmanship
Document on the art of writing a successful grant application.
Minnesota Council of Foundations
Originally written by consultant Barbara Davis as a part of MCF's Guide to Minnesota Grantmakers, "Writing a Successful Grant Proposal" gives an excellent overview of the key components of a grant proposal with tips on how to present your case effectively.
NIH: Grant Writing Tips Sheets
Many NIH Institutes put out guides and tip sheets on their Web sites. These guides can be useful resources
NN/LM - Proposal Writing Support
Grant proposal writing tips, tutorials, resources, and classes.
OER: Office of Extramural Research, NIH Regional Seminars on Program Funding and Grants Administration
Semiannual NIH Regional Seminars on Program Funding and Grants. These seminars are intended to help demystify the application and review process, clarify Federal regulations and policies, and highlight current areas of special interest or concern.
Nursing & Health Sciences Librarian