Instructional Services and Planning
Resource Development Toolkit
GRD Proposal Development Services
  • Referrals for grant writers
  • Technical assistance for responding to RFAs
  • Labor market data collection using Economic Modeling Specialist Inc. (EMSI) database
  • Guidance through the grant writing process
  • Final review and editing to meet formatting requirements
  • Submitting federal grant proposals on grants.gov on behalf of the applicant
General Application Information
General Application Documents
Samples of typical proposal sections from awarded grants and sample templates - available upon request
  • Abstract
  • Needs Statement
  • Program Design
  • Organization Background
  • Project Director Profile and Organizational Capacity
  • Letters of Support/Commitment
  • Budgets templates
  • Match templates
  • Letters of Intent templates
  • Proposal Submission Timeline Template
Boilerplate Language – Every proposal should include the organization’s background, demographics, and institutional capacity.  Posted below is standard language to include in your proposal.
Note: Boilerplate language provided are not comprehensive. Please review your RFP to ensure that you are providing all the information requested.
Institution of Higher Education Evidence
Title III and V Programs, Department of Education – Request for Designation as an Eligible Institution for the following programs:
  • Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP),
  • American Indian Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCU) Program,
  • Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions (ANNH) Program,
  • Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Program,
  • Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA),
  • Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving (AANAPISI) Program,
  • Native American-Serving Nontribal Institutions (NASNTI) Program,
  • Predominantly Black Institutions (PBI) Program, and
  • Waiver of the Non-Federal Cost-Share Requirement
Other Resources