HERE Center


Grant Writing Resources


NIH Grants: Writing Resources

Introduction to NIH Grants

Abstract Samples

Request for Proposal (RFP) Sample

Qualitative Recommendation in the Health Sciences

Best Practices for Mixed Methods Research in the Health Sciences

NIH Video Tutorial on How to Apply for Grants

NIH Guidance on Addressing Rigor and Transparency in NIH Grant Applications

NIH Resources for Preparing a Rigorous Application

NIH Early Stage Investigator Policies

NIGMS Resources - Clearinghouse for Training Modules to Enhance Data

NIH Annotated Form Sets

Demystifying NIH Supplement Programs 

A virtual workshop on NIH supplement programs such as diversity supplements, re-entry and re-integration supplements, and the life-event supplement by Dr. Shakira M. Nelson, Program Director of the Division of Training, Workforce Development and Diversity at the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS). This workshop was hosted by the CSUN BUILD PODER Program and CSUN HERE Center.


NIEHS Grants: Writing Resources

Partnerships for Environmental Public Health (PEPH) Evaluation Metrics Manual

PEPH Metrics Training


NSF Grants: Writing Resources

NSF Grant Writing Resources –Introduction to NSF Grants

NSF Grant Writing Resources –Request for Proposal (RFP) Sample


Faculty Scholar Academic Resources

Faculty Scholar Academy –Introduction to Grant Writing Module (full version)

Faculty Scholar Academy –Introduction to Grant Writing Module (short version)

Faculty Scholar Academy –Writing Module


Omoto Series Resources

Omoto Series – Grant Proposal Module

Omoto Series – Handout: Major Sections

Omoto Series – Handout: Writing Practice

Omoto Series – Handout: Common Budget Items


Office of Minority Health (OMH) Resources

Minority Health Social Vulnerability Index (SVI)

Created by the CDC and OMH, this tool can be leveraged to support the identification of racial and ethnic minority communities at greatest risk for disproportionate impact and adverse outcomes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers are highly encouraged to utilize this tool to identify health disparities when writing for grants.