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Research Development Services

Research Development Services

Our services include:

  • Assisting research teams with proposal development
  • Identifying targeted funding opportunities
  • Training and technical assistance related to grant writing
  • Grant resubmission support
  • Limited competition management
  • Internal grant funding organization and support

Upcoming Trainings and Writing Groups

USDA Writing Group, contact Luke Doucette

NSF Career Writing Circle, contact Kim Goff

NIH Writing Group, contact Kate Walters

University of Maine: Standard Descriptive Language

Descriptive information about UMaine can be found in this useful PDF.


Helpful Proposal Information

The Office of Research Administration maintains a webpage that has common information related to filling in grant application forms (e.g. DUNS number, Employer Identification Number, links to rates, etc..)

Data Management Plans

UMaine’s Advanced Computing Group has developed a great tool to help you meet funding agency’s requirements of including a data management plan (DMP) with your submission:

Institutional Data for Grant Applications

For data related to UMaine Admissions, Enrollment, Degrees Conferred, Retention and Graduation Rates, Student Credit Hours, Faculty Headcount, UMaine At a Glance, and the UMaine Common Data Set please visit the Office of Institutional Research website.