Help for Writing Clear, Simple Statements

Grant writers are advised to write clear, simple statements. Here are ten writing tips aimed at keeping it simple: Get organized before you begin writing so you can build the proposal step-by-step, paragraph-by-paragraph, and sentence-by-sentence. The thought process of the application should be easy to follow. Limit each paragraph to one thought or point. Begin […]

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Using Plain Language Example

[raw] The National Institutes of Health illustrates the Plain Language initiative in this example: Example 1: BEFORE TITLE: G-PROTEIN SIGNALING IN SYMPATHETIC OVEREXCITABILITY DESCRIPTION: In the US, congestive heart failure (HF) is a common and lethal disease. Approximately 500,000 patients are diagnosed with, and ~300,000 deaths occur, each year due to HF. Over the past […]

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