Grant Proposal Development Resources

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Use these quick references to help find, prepare, and submit federal grant applications.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand how to read the critical components of a federal notice of funding opportunity (NOFO)
  • Identify the key items needed to develop a competitive grant proposal
  • Outline your own grant proposal using a worksheet with guidance to draft your project goals, plan, budget, and outreach
  • Assess and enhance community engagement in the grant-writing process by utilizing a comprehensive checklist

Additional Information

To explore competitive grants available through the NOAA Office for Coastal Management, visit our current Funding Opportunities. More information is available about Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act Awards and the Climate Resilience Regional Challenge.