Research Development – Proposal Support


Proposal Support available to UCF Faculty


  • Proposal Assistance - We can provide individualized assistance with proposal requirements, planning, collaborators, templates, coordinating documents, supplemental sections, and more. Contact us to discuss next steps!
  • Proposal Review – Editorial review, internal/external peer review, and more are available. Learn more here.
  • Research Competitive Intelligence (RCI) - Our goal is to enhance UCF competitive advantage in proposals submissions and future funding opportunities. Learn more here.
  • REACT - We can provide integrated proposal support on large, complex opportunities using a process called REACT (Respond, Evaluate, Assist, Coordinate, Track).
  • UCF Research Cyberinfrastructurelearn more about services and resources available.
  • Data Management Support learn more about support through the UCF Library.
  • IKM Data Support UCF Institutional Knowledge Management (IKM) can provide data support for grants, including: facts, reports, analytics, and internal data.


Proposal Development Resources


  • Funder Tool Kits Guides and tool kits based on specific funders and topics are available to support your proposal preparation. News, funding opportunities, award history, proposal sections, tips and more are included in these resources.
  • Proposal Templates - Templates can help in proposal planning and writing to ensure relevant content and review criteria are addressed. Contact us to request a template for a specific opportunity.
  • Sample Proposals - Sample funded proposals can be helpful to get a sense of competitive approaches applied in the past. Contact us to request a sample for a specific program.
  • Team Building Resources - See a variety of resources to help identify potential collaborators and facilitate research teams.
  • IKM Interactive Facts - View interactive, filterable dashboards on a variety of UCF data. IKM also provides official UCF institutional data and reports.
  • Office of Research institutional details Frequently requested information for proposal submissions is available, including: Duns No., Fringe Benefits, F&A Rates, etc. The OR also maintains a glossary of acronyms, terms, and definitions that are frequently utilized in seeking and managing external funding.
  • Research Lifecycle The Research Lifecycle at UCF presents a unified model of campus-wide support and services available to UCF researchers.