The following resources from ASHA, funding agencies, and other sources provide tips on preparing grant proposals and the peer review process. For names of agencies that typically fund research in communication sciences and disorders, please see ASHA's Federal and Private Funding Sources page.
ASHA's Academic and Research Mentoring (ARM) Network includes five research education and mentoring programs that address grantsmanship skills:
"Destination First Grant"
Article by Christopher A. Moore from The Leader that outlines ten key steps to seeking grant funding
Common Grantsmanship Strengths and Weaknesses
Feature article from ASHA's Access Academics & Research e-newsletter
Annual grant writing sessions at ASHA Convention
Prior presentations and handouts are available through the Convention Program Planner.
NIH Office of Extramural Research (OER)
Resources on submitting NIH grant proposals, including:
Mechanisms supported by NIDCD, including:
NIH Grant Writing 101 video
Video from NIH's Center for Information Technology
Sample Applications and Summary Statements from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Examples of grants illustrating good grantsmanship
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) Toolkit for Clinical Researchers
Guidelines and templates for preparing and organizing clinical research documents
Conversations with NINDS staff intended to inform trainees about the life cycle of a grant, from preparation to award, with a focus on NINDS processes
Research Funding Webinars
Live and on-demand webinars that provide a general overview, in-depth information on preparing applications in response to current requests for applications, information on the submission process, and an inside look at grant review.
Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide
Specific instructions for preparing NSF applications
Regional Grants Conference
Covers a wide range of current issues at NSF including the state of current funding, new and current policies and procedures, and pertinent administrative issues
Presentations from recent Regional Grants Conferences available online
ORD Handbook for Proposal Writers and Project Directors [PDF], Eastern Michigan University, Office of Research Development
A handy, step-by-step guide to the proposal-writing process
Chapter 9: Getting Funded from Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty [PDF], Second Edition
Burroughs Wellcome Fund and Howard Hughes Medical Institute
General information and tips, with a focus on the NIH R01 mechanism