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The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education have provided links to several websites and hope they are helpful. However, the State Regents cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy or content of these external sites or guarantee full access to them. All links open in a new window.

Researching Federal Grants

Contacts for Oklahoma State Agencies and State Government
Federal Grant Website
Federal Grant Website Tutorial
Federal Register
Tips for Contacting Program Officers (PDF, 72k)
U.S. Department of Education 

Researching Private and Foundation Grants

Common Grant Application
Community Foundations of Oklahoma
Dulaney-Browne Library
Library Grants
Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits (
Philanthropy MA Common Proposal Form

Grant Writing Preparation

Grant Planning Form (PDF, 14k)
Grant Proposal Review Form (PDF, 29k)
Grantseeker’s Checklist

Grant Writing Skills
Candid Training (Formerly Foundation Center)
NEA Foundation Steps
Plain Language
Plain Language Basics
Plain Language Explanation 
Plain Language Resources

Certified Research Administrator (CRA) Training

CRA: Bibliography of Study Resources (PDF, 64k)
CRA: Math Preparation (PDF, 194k)
CRA Practice Exam ( (PDF, 171k)
CRA Practice Exam Answers (PDF, 176k)
CRA Prep: Columbia University Grant Course 
CRA Study Aids (PDF, 191k)
CRA: Subcontract, Vendor, or Consultant? (PDF, 50k)

Grant Blogs and Podcasts

Allied Grant Writers Blog
The Caring and Funding Podcast  
The Grantsmanship Center  
National Institutes of Health All About Grants Podcasts 
PlayerFM Podcasts
ZEN of Grant Writing