The mission of the Office of Research Development is to enhance grant seeking activities and facilitate grant collaborations across units and around the state in order to promote a culture of research excellence.

ORD 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
  • Writing groups for recurring grant programs (e.g. USDA, NSF, NIH, etc.)