Grant Writing Resources
How to Start Grant Writing (+ Templates)
If you’re new to this process, you could have a lot of questions: How do I start grant writing? Is grant writing difficult? What does grant writing consist of?
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While aimed at education opportunities for someone looking to become a grant writer (freelance or otherwise), there are a number of helpful resources on the site, including FREE grant writing classes, training videos, templates, and tips. You will need to create a free account to access some of the resources.
GPA helps grant professionals seek to continually improve their professional knowledge and skills in grant research, proposal development, and post-award grant management. They have a PAID membership, which provides access to publications, resources, discounts on training, and more. They also have some free articles that are helpful reminders:
A number of articles are available for FREE. However, a subscription is required to access webinars and search for specific grants (via GrantStation). Access to GrantStation will also provide you with additional online resources. GrantStation has a number of FREE publications as well.
Top 15 Things to Do Before you Write a Grant
While you have to pay for access to the search engine, a variety of articles are free from Instrumentl. We have linked to one of our favorites that provides some top tips and tricks for successful grant writing.
Grant Proposal Template
Snowball Fundraising’s main purpose is as an online fundraising platform, however if you’re brand new to grant writing, this article contains some great templates to give you an idea of various grant components.
Iowa Grant Watch:
Glossary of Nonprofit Terms
Not only relevant for grant writing, but also a helpful tool to have in your back pocket. However, if you come across requirements or verbiage in a grant that you’re unsure about, this glossary may be able to help you out.