Proposal Development Services

Different units within the Research Office provide assistance with developing your proposal. Here’s what each office focuses on:

Research and Large Center Development Office

Proposal content — all components except the budget/budget narrative and institutional assurances/certifications

For all proposals:

  • Proposal planning
  • Compliance with sponsor content and formatting requirements
  • Style, grammar, usage
  • Presentation
  • Targeting to specific sponsors
  • Resubmission strategies and assistance

For collaborative or group proposals:

  • Long-term planning
  • Coordination of team members’ efforts

Tools and resources for proposal development created specificially for UNH by RD staff: RD Digital Libary and the Research Development section of the Research Office website

Learn more about Research Development

learn more about Large Center Development



Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA)


Development according to UNH and sponsor requirements of:

  • Budget
  • Budget narrative
  • Approvals and certifications

Compilation of proposal components

Submission Systems – Workspace, NSF Fastlane/, NIH eRA Commons/ASSIST, NASA NSPIRES, DOE SAMS, etc.

Learn more about Sponsored Programs Administration

Research Development Knowledge Base

The Knowledge Base contains forms, instruction and training material, minutes, policies, tools and other resources to support your research efforts by topic area.