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Hope College is a charter member of the Independent Colleges Office (ICO) located in Washington DC. The Director, Jeanne Narum, provides a wide array of services to its members including grant writing resources. Contact to obtain Hope College's ICO member username and password.

ICO Faculty Development Handbook

Other Resources:

Proposal Writer's Guide
Excellent web site from the University of Michigan's Office of the Vice President for Research. Written by Donald E. Thackrey. It systematically goes through each aspect of the proposal with many good examples and suggestions.

Grant Writing Tutorial was written by the "TheResearchAssistant" for behavioral science researchers who plan to apply to the National Institute of Health (NIH). However, the site is relevant for most federal programs.

National Institute of Health (NIH) Writing Tips

"How to Develop a Grant Proposal"
The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance provides a thorough explanation of how to write a proposal being sent to the federal government.

On the Art of Writing Proposals - by Social Science Research Council

Statement of Work (SOW) - How to write one. Template