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. Services offered Development, coordination, and review of all types of proposal captures, including federal agencies and foundations. Development of schedules, checklists, and outlines that assist in the organization and writing of a proposal's major components. 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. Funding opportunities and resources provided through the Weekly Funding Bulletin. Individual assistance with identifying funding opportunities for specific research interests. Training Opportunities jointly offered by OPD and OSP. Assistance with editing and critique of all narratives, biographical sketches, content alignment with solicitation requirements, and other required documents. Capabilities Identify, encourage, and coordinate large, long-term, multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary, and/or multi-agency proposal captures. Identify, encourage, and coordinate individual proposal captures. Facilitate networking strategies and partnership initiatives across colleges, departments, research centers, outside academia, industry, local, state, and federal government agencies. Provide detailed support throughout the pre-award phase of proposal development. Contact us to get started. Contact us What Others Say About Us [OPD’s] ability to see the “whole picture” in responding to the BAA and addressing each item is to be admired. [OPD] ensured that the common theme was addressed and maintained throughout the document. You were instrumental in helping me achieve my grant writing goals. With your help, I was able to identify key statements to ensure my proposal's message was clear and concise. I would not be successful without the excellent support of your staff. They keep everyone and everything on track and provide great guidance. Thanks for your help on the proposal. Your outline, proofreading, and continued support throughout the process made this proposal a lot easier than it could have been. You guys are incredible, thank you very much!