Grant Writing

Tipsheet:

Writing Grants: an overview
University of Massachusetts
A guide to get you started that includes information on finding foundations, what foundations are looking for, getting started with grant seeking, the basic components of a proposal, approvals and budgeting, guidelines for a letter of inquiry, and a contact list of UMass professionals who can be of assistance.

Resources:

Short Online Course in Proposal Writing
Foundation Center
Walks you through the major steps in writing a grant proposal, including gathering background information, the different components of the proposal, the executive summary, the statement of need, the project description, the budget, organizational information, the letter proposal, and other general tips and strategies.

How to Apply for SARE grants
Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education
SARE offers a number of tips and guidelines for writing grant proposals and applying for SARE grants, but much of this information is generally applicable as well.

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