There are many books, classes and articles to help people learn the art and science of grantseeking. Here are a few selected articles.
- The Foundation Center's Proposal Writing Short Course
A good outline of the essential components of a proposal, with insight into the funder's perspective.
- Minnesota Council on Foundation's Grantseeking Basics
Describes the entire grantseeking process, from research to receiving notification from the funder.
- Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal
This is a fairly detailed guide to writing social service proposals, with many points being applicable to all types of proposals.
- How Not to Kill a Grant Proposal
This is designed for physical science research proposals and contains many good points for all types of proposals.