We include below a link to a sample of a successful NCEAS Working Group proposal. This proposal is provided as an example only and is not meant to be used as a template. It provides a general notion of a “successful” proposal. NCEAS continues to encourage the submission of all innovative proposals that address the mission of NCEAS, are within the broad boundaries of our Call for Proposals, and are submitted according to proposal guidelines. Helpful tips from the Science Advisory Board are included in the guidelines.