OPD works to provide personalized assistance and guidance throughout the pre-submission phase of proposal development. OPD can assist with large team projects, as well as individual faculty and researchers on a priority basis. Our capabilities include: The ability to identify, encourage, and coordinate large, long-term, multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary, and/or multi-agency proposal captures. The ability to facilitate networking strategies and partnership initiatives across colleges, departments, research centers, outside academica, industry, local, state, and federal government agencies. The ability to provide detailed support throughout the pre-award phase of proposal development. Our services include: Oversight, coordination, and review of large-scale, multi-stakeholder proposal captures. Individual assistance and review of singular proposal submissions. Development of schedules and action items which aid in the organization and writing of a proposal's major components. Assistance with editing and critique of all narratives, biographical sketches, content alignment with solicitation requirements, and other required documents. Boilerplate materials, such as institutional language approved for use within proposal narratives, facilities descriptions, best practice recommendations, and other resources – access to boilerplate materials is restricted to UAH personnel through the myUAH portal. Provision of proposal resources designed to aid researchers with writing, editing, and best practices during the development process. Identification and information about funding opportunities and resources that are disseminated to faculty, researchers, and other stakeholders via the Weekly Funding Bulletin. Training Opportunities jointly offered by OPD and OSP.