Project Development & Proposal Writing

  • Interdisciplinary Research Support (IRS)
    The Interdisciplinary Research Support (IRS) staff provide editorial coordination, editing, and grant budget preparation support to large-scale, interdisciplinary (and some other) projects. Contact Dr. Sheryl Soucy-Lubell ( to request assistance.
  • Training Grant Support Services (TGSS)
    Training Grant Support Services (TGSS) assists faculty in identifying funding opportunities and helps develop and prepare grant proposals specifically for training grants.
  • Office of Foundation and Corporate Giving (OFGC)
    The Office of Foundation and Corporate Giving can provide assistance in developing proposals to Foundations and contacting appropriate Foundation program officers. Contact Shelley Maddex, Executive Director of Foundation Relations, ( if you are interested in obtaining assistance.
  • Grant-writing Resources and Services
    UC Davis has compiled resources that provide guidance for the grant-writing process.
  • Grant Writing Office Hours
    The Interdisciplinary Research Support team holds biweekly Grant Writing Office Hours to help you find funding and develop a proposal. Questions? Email Bridget Gruber
    Spring/Summer Office Hours: May 31, June 14, June 28, July 5, & July 26 from 11:00-12:00 PM in 3053 Wickson
  • NIH Biosketch Resources
    Resources for adhering to the NIH biosketch format that was implemented May 25, 2015.
It is the policy of the University of California that faculty or other academic employees who receive any part of their salary through the University, or whose activities use any University resources or facilities, must submit their proposals through the appropriate local contracts and grants office (UCOP Memo – Operating Guidance No. 95-1).