Developing a Proposal

For faculty desiring an orientation to the grants process, start here:

For an orientation to the budget development process, consult:

As soon as you decide to apply for external funding, confirm your intent to apply by sending an email to your Department Chair, and cc educore@educ.umass.edu. Please include in your email:

  • Any RFP or other guidelines from the funder
  • Prospectus of research project, if applicable [sample]

Proposal development is the responsibility of the P.I.  Here are some resources to help you get started:

We are also available to consult with you regarding the construction of your proposal and budget.