Proposal Development Office

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Welcome to the PDO

More than proposals

The Proposal Development Office offers strategic research and proposal development services to support the innovative, collaborative, multidisciplinary work of NCSA staff and affiliated researchers.

Our staff serve as your primary contact for all NCSA-managed proposal submissions, and we work in tandem with NCSA staff and research administration professionals across campus to provide the best in research-related services.

Find up to date information about upcoming solicitations and potential new funding sources, including multidisciplinary research initiatives looking for new collaborators. 

Get support for your upcoming proposal submissions, including checklists and timelines, budgets and budget justifications, supplementary documents, and other services. 

Let the PDO help you find new potential funding opportunities, build collaborative research teams, and offer pre-merit reviews of upcoming proposals. 

Find information useful for your upcoming proposal submissions in our curated repository of funders, documents, processes descriptions, and more. 

Upcoming Events

The PDO’s Lunch & Learns for the Fall semester have ended. Watch this space for details about Spring events.
Upcoming topics will include: 

  • Navigating Limited Submissions (February)
  • The Whys & Hows of Using a Project Manager (Rescheduled from November)
  • Visualizing Successful Proposals
  • When Your Project Isn’t Awarded: Next Steps and New Ideas

Need help with a proposal?

Contact the Proposal Development Office for help in planning for future proposals or developing and submitting a current one.