Welcome to the Elements of Grant Writing, a guide containing information and tools for researchers who are applying for grant funding from federal, foundation, and corporate sources. By employing the resources in this guide, investigators will effectively:

  • Manage their grant applications.
  • Learn what constitutes a successful grant and an unsuccessful grant.
  • Improve their chances of receiving funding for their research.

This guide is also intended to be a key component of the Grant Review and Support Program (GRASP). Participants who use the tools Ready or Not?found in this guide should be adequately prepared to write strong R01 grants.

If you are new to the Elements of Grant Writing, it is recommended that you view the Reviewing the Tools tutorial for guidance on how to utilize the resources in this guide.

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