Online Resources

The Research Development unit actively searches for resources to assist faculty researchers who want to learn more about the grant writing process. Below are links to various resources.

Title Acknowledgment / Reference
Proposal Writing Strategies – General
A Guide for Proposal Writing National Science Foundation (NSF)
Quick Guide for Grant Applications National Institutes of Health (NIH)
The Art of Grantsmanship Kraicer, J. (1997). The Art of Grantsmanship. Retrieved from http://www.hfsp.org/funding/art-grantsmanship
Becoming a Successful Principal Investigator Stone, D. (July 7, 2010). Becoming a successful principal investigator. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 56. Retrieved from http://chronicle.com/article/Becoming-a-Successful-Princ/66133/
Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal Levine, S.J. (n.d.). Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal. Retrieved from http://learnerassociates.net/proposal
How to Fail in Grant Writing Jakob, E., Porter A., Podos, J., Braun, B., Johnson, N., and Vessey, S. (December 5, 2010). How to fail in grant writing. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 57. Retrieved from http://chronicle.com/ article/How-to-Fail-in-Grant-Writing/125620/ ?sid=cc&utm_source=cc&utm_medium=en
All About Grants: Tutorials and Samples National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Quick Guide for Grant Applications National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ten Steps to a Winning R01 Application National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Writing a Grant Application: A “Technical” Checklist National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Common Mistakes in NIH Applications National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Twelve Steps to a Winning Research Proposal Hazelrigg, G. (n.d.). Twelve Steps to a Winning Research Proposal. Retrieved from http://www.cs.rpi.edu/~trink/HazelriggWinningResearchProposal.pdf
Advice on Writing Proposals to the National Science Foundation Finger, S. (n.d.). Advice on Writing Proposals to the National Science Foundation. Retrieved from http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~sfinger/advice/advice.html
Proposal Writing Strategies – Social Sciences & the Humanities
On the Art of Writing Proposals: Some Candid Suggestions for Applicants to Social Science Research Council Competitions Przeworski, A. & Salomon, F. (1995). On the Art of Writing Proposals: Some Candid Suggestions for Applicants to Social Science Research Council Competitions. Retrieved from http://www.ssrc.org/publications/view/the-art-of-writing-proposals/
Some Frank Advice on Submitting an Individual Research Grant Proposal in the Humanities Carlson, M. (n.d.). Some Frank Advice on Submitting an Individual Research Grant Proposal in the Humanities. Retreived from http://kuscholarworks.ku.edu/dspace/bitstream/1808/4437/1/GrantHandout_mcarlson.pdf
Priority Topic: Team Science
Collaboration and Team Science National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Team Science National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Team Science Toolkit (NCI) National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Collaboration and Team Science: A Field Guide National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Collaboration and Team Science: From Theory to Practice Bennett, L.M. & Gadlin, H. (2012). Collaboration and Team Science: From Theory to Practice. Journal of Investigative Medicine, 60, 768-775. doi:10.23/JIM.0b013e318250871d. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3652225/
Priority Topic: Project and Outcomes Evaluation
W.K. Kellogg Foundation Evaluation Handbook W.K. Kellogg Foundation
The 2002 User Friendly Handbook for Project Evaluation Updated 1/24/13 Frechtling, J. (2002). The 2002 User Friendly Handbook for Project Evaluation. Arlington, VA: National Science Foundation. Retrieved from http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2002/nsf02057/start.htm
FIU Information Technology Resources for Grant Writing
(username & Panther ID are different!)
Very large files that cannot be shared via email https://uploads.fiu.edu
Online survey platform (Qualtrics) https://auth.fiu.edu/cas/login?service=https%3A%2F%2Ffiu.qualtrics.com%2FControlPanel%2F
Online meetings (Adobe Connect) https://connect.fiu.edu/system/login?domain=connect.fiu.edu&next=%2Fadmin%3Fdomain%3Dconnect.fiu.edu&set-lang=en
Access to Mathematica, SPSS, and AutoCAD (eLabs) https://elabs.fiu.edu/Citrix/eLabsWeb/
Instant messaging, document sharing, and audio/video conferencing capabilities with FIU colleagues https://it.fiu.edu/conferencing/chat/
Resources for Academic Writing
General writing, subject-specific writing, research and citation, MLA and APA style guides, etc. Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab) http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/