Expert Review of Grant Proposals

Annual Grant Proposal Writing Seminar

Research Development Fellows Program

Identifying Potential Funding Sources

  • Funding Announcements
  • Internal Funding Opportunities
  • External Funding Opportunities
  • Agency Specific Search Engines
  • Tips for Finding Funding Opportunities in the Arts and Humanities

Proposal Guidelines, Templates and Outlines, Institutional Information

  • Facilities, Equipment, and Other Resources
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Application Resources
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) Application Resources
  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Application Resources
  • Resources for Developing Proposals in the Arts and Humanities
  • Budget Resources
  • Additional Resources

Broader Impacts Resources

Publications and Presentations

  • Interacting with Program Officers
  • Writing a Data Management Plan
  • Strategies for Early Career Investigators
  • Program Evaluation

Other Resources

  • The “Guide for a Successful Visit to a Funding Agency” is designed to help investigators make the most of their visits to program officers at federal agencies and other funding organizations.
  • Start Your Research Right” is a resource designed to assist early career investigators locate funding opportunities.
  • The Data Management Planning (DMP) Tool, hosted by Stanford University Libraries and the California Digital Library, is a free, interactive program that provides step-by-step guidance on developing a ready-to-use data management plan.
  • The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries provides services and resources to assist researchers in developing data management plans. Contact library staff at with questions about your plan.
  • The Office of Graduate Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) provides consultation services to UNL graduate students who are preparing grant proposals and fellowship applications.
  • The Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will consider faculty travel awards to help defray the costs of travel to external funding agencies. The purpose of these awards is to enhance the competitiveness of research proposals by facilitating interaction with prospective sponsors.