Research Development encompasses resources and assistance for finding funding opportunities, crafting competitive proposals, and building skills for all aspects of grant seeking.
Effective strategies for identifying external funding opportunities for research and scholarly activities transcend searching a database. These resources provide a range of approaches and tools that will help make searching for funding more productive and efficient.
Creating a competitive proposal involves more than just writing a project description. These resources will help you craft all the components needed to present your plans and expertise in a concise, compelling way that meets all the sponsor’s requirements. And if you proposal is declined, there’s help with deciding how to moving forward.
Finding funding, crafting competitive proposals, and identifying and working effectively with collaborators are skills that can be learned by anyone.
The Research Development and Large Center Development Offices offer a variety of programs to help researchers and scholars hone their grant seeking skills, whether they're beginners, experienced, or somewhere in between.
Take advantage of strategies to position yourself to succeed in grant seeking -- assessing readiness, getting to know potential funders, building relationships with program officers, and becoming a reviewer.