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The links below provide resources for understanding the proposal process, seeking funding opportunities, and writing the proposal. Additional questions can be directed to the Office of Research Support at

Clemson University Links

Office of Sponsored Programs

Grants and Contracts Administration

Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Government Links



US Department of Health and Human Services

National Science Foundation

National Institutes of Health

Environmental Protection Agency

Other Helpful Links

The Foundation Center

South Carolina Humanities Council

Chronicle of Higher Education

Grant Writing

NSF's Guide for Proposal Writing 
Advice often given to inquirers. These suggestions for improving proposals were collected from a variety of sources, including NSF Program Directors, panel reviewers, and successful grantees.

Hints for Writing a Successful NIH grant 
Link to the many NIH divisions such as the National Cancer Institute. On the individual websites are materials for grantwriting directly related to the divisions.

NIAID's How to Write An Original Grant Proposal
About Grants tutorials help biomedical investigators, especially new ones, plan, write, and apply for the basic NIH research project grant, the R01. Our advice comes from the knowledge and experience of NIAID staff, including former NIH grantees.

The Foundation Center
The subject of this short course is proposal writing.