Grant Proposal Checklists, Outlines, Tips and Templates

The Office of Research Development provides a curated list of resources related to general, NIH and NSF grant writing. Customized resources for other funding sources are available upon request.

General Grant Writing

Understanding a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA)
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Guide for Investigators: Contacting the Program Officer
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Page One Guidelines
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Timeline Template
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How to Write an Effective Letter of Support
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Writing Tips, Guidance & Resources
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NIH Grants

Biosketch Format Pages, Instructions and Samples for NIH Grant Proposal
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Checklist for NIH Research Grant Proposal
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Facilities and Other Resources Template for NIH Grant Proposal
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Instructions and Template for NIH R01 Grant Proposal Research Strategy
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Multiple PI Leadership Plan Template for NIH Grant Proposal
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Dissemination Plan of Clinical Trial
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NSF Grants

Addressing Broader Impacts in NSF Funding Applications
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Biosketch Formats Approved by NSF
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Broader Impacts Section Template for NSF Grant Proposals
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Broader Impacts Resources at Tufts
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Checklist for NSF Grant Proposals
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Facilities, Equipment and Other Resources Template for NSF Grant Proposals
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Outline for NSF Grant Proposal Project Description
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Postdoctoral Researcher Mentoring Plan Template for NSF Grant Proposal
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