Here's 2 links:
Getting Started on an NTIA Broadband Stimulus Application: Here’s a step by step guide to completing an National Telecommunications and Information Administration application in a bid to receive money for broadband projects.
How to Navigate Broadband Stimulus Application Hell. "Have someone read through your application that’s a Twitter fiend. If you spend half your life talking in 140-character statements, you start to develop a great knack for making points in as few words as possible. The person reviewing dozens of proposals is likely to be more responsive to brevity. Just be sure to run the spell checker after your Twitter checker finishes since tweeter s have a flair for truncating words." [That's so true.] Another good point: "Don’t over exaggerate your proposal’s claims of greatness."