Build Grant Seeking Skills

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The Research Development Office and Large Center Development offer a variety of programs to help faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and other researchers build their grant seeking skills, learn about sponsors, and learn how to work more effecitively with collaborators and teams. Special programs are provided for graduate students.

Dimensions is a new tool that makes it easy to find and analyze the most relevant research information; uncover evidence of impact, reach and engagement; and gather insights to inform future research activity.

Dimensions - Research Knowledge System


Extended Programs

These multiple-session programs provide in-depth training and support over the span of a semester or full academic year:

  • Department of Energy Early Career Research Program
  • Making Your NSF CAREER Proposal Count
  • Proposal Development for Humanities and the Fine and Performing Arts Faculty Scholarship
  • PUSH USDA     
  • UP-2-NIH


  • CoRE Collaboration Café - 1st Wednesday of each month
  • Department of Defense (DoD) Young Investigator Programs
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) Support


Recurring Workshops

These single-session workshops cover topics of perennial interest to researchers and scholars.

  • Early Career Funding Opportunities and Strategies
  • Focus on Fulbright  - Programs to Foster International Scholarship
  • Finding Funding - Strategies and Search Tools  


One-Time Workshops

Seminars, webinars, and other opportunities throughout the year to learn more about sponsors and their programs as well as about strategies to help make grant seeking successful.


Graduate Student Programs

These programs are designed specifically to help graduate students enhance their skills for seeking and securing funding for their research and scholarly activities.


Research Development and Grant Writing News

This monthly newsletter for faculty and research professionals provides timely advice on how to compete successfully for research and education funding from federal agencies and from foundations. It also includes news items related to grantseeking and grants policy and planning.

Contact Information

Kathy Cataneo
Director, Research Development
Phone: (603) 862-0357

Lynnette Hentges
Senior Associate, Research Development
Phone: (603) 862-2002

Michael Thompson
Senior Associate, Research Development
Phone: (603) 862-5255