In this article, Kraicer (1997), former Director of Research Grants at Human Frontier Science Program, "provides guidelines on preparing grant applications from the moment of conception to submitting the final proposal."
In this guide, the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, which is the authoritative source on available federal funding for individuals and organizations at all levels, describes how to write successful grant proposals.
In this clinical perspective, Chung and Shauver (2008) present "the key elements of a successful grant proposal to help potential applicants to navigate the complex pathways in the grant application process."
In this report, the Congressional Research Service (1) describes the preliminary steps to developing a grant proposal, (2) covers the actual writing of the grant proposal, and (3) provides a listing of free resources for grant writing.
Grant Writers' Seminars & Workshops bloggers refer to this 2016 editorial as “must reading” for "all scientists interested in introducing scientific rigor into both their grant applications and their performance of scientifically based studies."
In this research primer, Kanji (2015) presents the key considerations for a successful grant application, which depends strongly on the preparation and planning done before actually filling out the grant application and efforts to align the project goals with those of the funding agency.
Purdue OWL offers a resource intended for graduate students and junior faculty that provides guidelines for grant writing in general and in the scientific disciplines. The specific requirements of funding agencies vary, and should always be consulted before beginning a grant proposal.