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Funding Resources

The USF Office of Research and Innovation provides extensive information on funding opportunities provided by external sponsors as well as information on USF internal programs. Two searchable databases – IRIS (Illinois Researcher Information Service) and COS (Community of Science) - are also provided by this office on the funding opportunities website.

ASPH Friday Letter:The ASPH (Association of Schools of Public Health) regularly provide up to date information about grant opportunities. New opportunities are listed each week.

Grant Opportunities

Free Web-based Guides to Writing Grant Proposals

Non-profit Guides    This is an excellent resource and include general grant writing tips and sample proposals.

Grant Writers Online  - Excellent online guide to grant writing tips and sample proposals  

Foundation Center Proposal Writing Short Course  

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) All About Grants Tutorials

Oryx Press Grants Collection: A Guide to Proposal Planning and Writing     

Tips on Writing a Grant Proposal (Environmental Protection Agency) 

Advice on How to Write a Grant Proposal   
 This article was published in Current Anthropology in 1991 and it continues to be one of the best general discussions on how to prepare a grant proposal for anthropological research, containing invaluable advice for scholars as they prepare to apply for funding.