Proposal development

Support services and resources for proposal development

Services and resources offered by Research & Proposal Development Services and other campus entities

Proposal writing tips and best practices

Our top 10 proposal writing best practices and five steps for developing a competitive proposal

Proposal library - Samples of successful grant proposals

We have successful proposal samples and project overviews for this list of agencies - available upon request

Broader impacts support program

Information and support for broader impact plans that indicate how your research will benefit society


Events and trainings


Video tutorials for research and proposal development

We have an extensive catalog of recorded training sessions available upon request. Please complete the services request form for training resources.

Recorded training sessions currently available:

  • Basics of Research Project Management
  • Broader Impacts of Research – 101
  • Broader Impacts of Research – Project Evaluation
  • Broader Impacts of Research – Working with Partners & Panel Presentations
  • Department of Energy (BES) Early Career Network’s Grant-Writing Webinar
  • Department of Energy Early Career Award Proposals & Featured Speaker
  • Early Career Research Funding & Panel Discussion
  • Find Funding Using the Pivot Search Engine
  • Getting Started Finding Funding and Writing Proposals
  • How to Apply for Limited Submission Opportunities
  • Introduction to Honorific Awards for Faculty
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Proposals & Panel Discussion
  • National Institute for General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Webinar – Before Writing: Faculty Readiness & Submission Considerations
  • National Institute for General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Webinar – Determining Whether a Funding Opportunity is Right for You
  • National Institute for General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Webinar – Writing a Competitive Application
  • National Institutes of Health K-Award Proposals & Program Officer Discussion
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Proposals & Panel Discussion
  • National Science Foundation EPSCoR Track 4 Fellowship Proposals & Panel Discussion
  • National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) and Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Proposals & Panel Discussion
  • National Science Foundation Mid-Career Award Proposals & Featured Speaker
  • Orientation to Research & Proposal Development Services
  • Proposal Writing for Faculty in the School of the Arts
  • Proposal Writing for Postdoctoral Students
  • Proposal Writing Refresher
  • Research Lightning Talks: Cross-Disciplinary Research
  • The Science of Team Science: Building Inclusive and Effective Teams
  • Using Graphics in Research Proposals
  • Writing Proposal for Foundation Funders
  • Other

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