Developing Your Project

There are many steps to developing a research project and preparing a proposal for submission. The Office of Research aims to provide and identify services and resources to aid the researcher’s efforts in developing and preparing a project or proposal.
Contact Research Development Coordinator Rachel Whitcombe at if you have questions or need assistance identifying project development resources.


proposal development

Proposal Development
Services and resources, including grant-writing and editing support, to assist and guide researchers.

proposal components

Proposal Components
Information and templates to help determine and prepare the necessary components of a proposal.


Collaborating with Others
External tools and assistance for identifying research collaborators at and external to UC Davis.

campus resources

Campus Resources
Resources and useful information for identifying, preparing, and submitting a research proposal.

campus resources

Early Career Researcher Support
Information on events, funding search tools, and proposal preparation specifically for early career researchers.