Grant writing is one of the primary keys to securing funding and resources that will make a difference to our youth.


Grant Writing Resources

Listed on this page is a compilation of useful resources targeted towards grant and proposal writing. Content, structure and writing tips can be found within this treasure chest of links. Each link will automatically launch the originator's official website; please be advised that once a link is selected, you are agreeing to leave the Turning Foundation website.

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Grant Writing Tips
Find out how to write a successful grant on this website. Explore the website for articles and links about getting grants.

Basic Elements of Grant Writing
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting provides an easy guide to the basic elements of grant writing and is offered to assist applicants to CPB and to other funding sources. It offers guideposts to help you through each stage of the process.

Foundation Center
The "Gateway" to philanthropy on the World Wide Web, this site offers online assistance with locating foundations and proposal writing. It has an extensive list of links which can be tailored to meet the needs of grant seekers.

Grant Proposals
A comprehensive site on proposal writing. Includes an overview, inquiry and cover letters, standard components of a proposal, a sample proposal, advice from funders, and more. Includes an excellent section on researching funding opportunities.

Grant Resources
Great website with lots of links to resources.

Grant Writing Chatboard
A forum dedicated to discussions about grantwriting for classroom and school projects and programs. GrantSAT - The Grant Proposal Self Assessment Tool.

An instrument for evaluating, and hence improving, the quality of proposals. It provides a number of assessment criteria for nine different aspects of a proposal, e.g., problem statement, budget, evaluation.

Grantsmanship Center
Since 1972, TGCI has been the world's leading source of grantsmanship training and grant information.
Provides professional consulting, materials and training for grant and proposal writing. Packed with free info and links to major funding sources.

Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal
Created to help empower people to be successful in gaining funds for projects.

Library of Winning Grants
This site includes an extensive list of grants that have been written and funded. A great resource to use to examine a successfully funded grant.

Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning
Links to articles, reports, and grant-writing guides for successful technology grant-writing.

Online Funding Resources
Links from Castle Technology Consultants to a wide variety of online resources related to grants, proposals, and philanthropic organizations which provide funding for educational purposes.

Sea Coast Grant Writing Guide
Sea Coast provides a 10-point plan for standard grant writing as well as links to grantmakers. It is an excellent tutorial.

Writing A Successful Grant Proposal
A comprehensive site by the Minnesota Council of Foundations.