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Funding Sources for School of Public Health Students

Funding guide for students in the public health field.

Web Resources

ORSP Proposal Resources
A list of proposal-related resources for University of Michigan faculty, staff and students who are applying for outside funding on behalf of the University.

University of Michigan Proposal Writer's Guide
University of Michigan Proposal Writer's Guide, written by Don Thackrey. This Guide is intended for faculty and staff members with little or no experience in writing proposals for sponsored activities.

Proposal Budgeting Basics

This online course is designed to help with the basics of developing a project budget, and it is geared for those who have general knowledge of proposal development. (Beginners might want to take the Proposal Writing Short Course.)

The Foundation Center's Proposal Writing Short Course
Concise online tutorial on the components of a proposal for foundation support. Well written, quickly read and easy to follow.

Proposal Samples
This is a Foundation Center resource with links to sample proposals.

U-M Library Books

  Models of proposal planning & writing by Jeremy T. Miner and Lynn E. Miner 

Successful grant writing by Laura Gitlin and Kevin J. Lyons


Writing the NIH grant proposal : a step-by-step guide by William Gerin

  Grant application writer's handbook by Liane Reif-Lehrer
  Grant writing in higher education : a step-by-step guide by Kenneth T. Henson
  Getting the grant [electronic resource] : how educators can write winning proposals and manage successful projects by Rebecca Gajda and Richard Tulikangas
  Guide to effective grant writing : how to write a successful NIH grant by Otto O. Yang
  The Foundation Center's guide to winning proposals edited by Sarah Collins
  Grant writing for dummies by Beverly A. Browning
  The only grant writing book you'll ever need by Ellen Karsh and Arlen Sue Fox
  The grantseeker's guide to winning proposals edited by Judith Margolin and Elan K. DiMaio
  Grant proposal makeover : transform your request from no to yes by Cheryl A. Clarke and Susan P. Fox
  Guía para escribir propuestas escrito por Jane C. Geever; traducido por Silvia R. Sanusian
  The Foundation Center's guide to proposal writing by Jane C. Geever
  Proposals that work : a guide for planning dissertations and grant proposals by Lawrence F. Locke, Waneen Wyrick Spirduso, and Stephen J. Silverman