Grant Best Practices
This webpage is a sub-collection of the Grant Programs webpage. The links on this webpage are either resources to help write successful grants or some advice on best practices for writing grants.
This booklet is a set of tips on how to best apply for grant funding. Examples include "create an application timeline" and "Do not try to do everything at once.
This presentation covers some of the best practices for applying for and receiving funding from the NSF.
Raising external funds to support research is a crucial career step for junior scientists. At Lamont, 95% of research funds come from the federal government, and 75% come from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in the Executive Branch oversees the budget for all federal agencies, including NSF.
A semester-long comprehensive Grant Writing Assistance Program (GWAP) for junior women scientists at CUNY can help you. As part of a newly awarded grant from NSF to Hunter College and CUNY, the Gender Equity Project GEP) has developed a program to provide 6 full-time junior women with the resources and information they need to write a successful proposal.
This handout covers tips on how to write grants. Examples include: "The panel that you submit to matters; some groups will be more receptive to your work than others" and "Find out for each funder whether you will submit a hard or electronic copy.
This presentation covers an overview of funding opportunities at NSF, investment areas, and how to meet their criteria.
The ADVANCEing Faculty Grant Writing Program targets junior faculty seeking federal funding who have either: 1. not previously received federal funding, or 2. are applying for a significantly higher level of federal funding, or 3. are applying in a new and significantly different program for federal funding.
This presentation reviews the logistics of grants through the National Science Foundation. It was presented at the 2008 ADVANCE PI meeting on a session of the PI Grants Management.
Advice to new grantees from those who've been there.