Grant Writing Tips

The following list of books, articles and online resources will assist you in preparing a successful grant application. Don’t forget to have a look at the 15 Best Granting Writing Tips.

Suggested Books

Rebecca Boden, Jane Kenway, and Debbie Epstein. Winning and Managing Research Funding.  (London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2005)

Browning, Beverly A.  Grant Writing for Dummies (Hoboken, N.J., 2001).

Larissa Golden Brown and Martin John Brown. Demystifying Grant Seeking: What You REALLY Need to Do to Get Grants (San Francisco, 2001)

Cheryl Carter New and James Aaron Quick. Grantseeker’s Toolkit: A Comprehensive Guide to Finding Funding (New York, 1998)

Golden, Susan L. Secrets of Successful Grantsmanship: A Guerrilla Guide to Raising Money (New York, 1997)

Suggested Articles

NSERC: Guide for Applicants: Considering equity, diversity and inclusion in your application

FRQ EDI Strategic Plan

Dineen, Murray.  “How to Win at SSHRC”. Intersections: Canadian Journal of Music. 2007, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p3-10 (8 pages)

Stokes, Karina. “Modality Approach to Successful Grant Writing” . Technical Communication. Aug 2012, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p 223-237 (15 pages)

Writing a Grant Proposal The Minnesota Council on Foundations

Making Ambitious Research Look Feasible by Letitia Henville

Against utility and instrumentalization: knowledge mobilization for the humanities by Letitia Henville

The Art of Grantsmanship by Jacob Kraicer

Grant Writing 101 American Psychological Association

Online Resources for Successful Grant Writing and Selection

Non Profits Guides: Grant Writing Tools for Non-Profit Organisations

Social Science Humanities Research Council: Resources for applying to SSHRC

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council: Resource Videos

University of Lethbridge: Research and Innovation Services

Community Toolbox: Applying for Grants

Government of Canada: Selecting the Appropriate Federal Granting Agency

The Community Toolbox: Applying for a Grant: The General Approach

Last Modified: July 16, 2024