Below are samples and guidance for developing a proposal and all its components. The web offers unlimited resources in this area and I have listed just a few for you. Feel free to add more that you find helpful.
National Science Foundation Samples
Federal Grant Samples:
Foundation Proposal Samples:
http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/grant_proposals.html -This link provides sample charts and timelines for proposal development.
Sample Abstract & Guidelines:
http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/progSearch.do?SearchType=progSearch&QueryText=project abstracts&page=2&RestrictActive=on&Search=Search#results– This link is to the National Science Foundation Award database which has abstracts for every project they fund.
Sample Need Statement & Guidelines:
Sample Goals and Objectives:
Sample Plan of Operation/ Action Plan/ Program Plan:
http://readyset.tigris.org/nonav/templates/proposal.html-Great interactive guide for developing a proposal from start to finish.
Sample Evaluation Plans and Guidelines:
http://managementhelp.org/evaluatn/fnl_eval.htm – An overall look at how to evaluate any kind of project.
http://www.wkkf.org/knowledge-center/publications-and-resources.aspx Evaluation Resources
http://www.suu.edu/academics/provost/grants/budget-samplenarrative.html– Samples budget narrative
http://www.suu.edu/academics/provost/grants/budget-checklist.html– Budget development checklist