Proposal Development Services

Proposal Management: The RD team offers project management for large-scale grant proposals, including:

    • Development of task lists and timelines, 
    • Coordination among team members, 
    • Outreach to stakeholders, 
    • Drafting supporting documents and letters, and 
    • Tracking proposal development progress.

    See ORD proposal-related Online Resources

    Proposal Editing:  Free editing services on final proposal drafts, including review of style, organization, logic, clarity, consistency and alignment with sponsor guidelines.

    Proposal Samples: Review examples of successfully funded proposals donated by U-M faculty.

    Graphics Services: Our graphics designer will work with investigators to develop clear, compelling figures, charts and illustrations to enhance research grant proposals. Requests must be made at least six weeks prior to sponsor deadline. Priority will be given to multidisciplinary proposals.


    Request Research Development Services

    Contact Us

    Contact the entire team:

    Jill Jividen, Senior Director of Research Development:

    Stephen Alvey, Graphics Specialist:

    Neil Carver, Bold Challenges Research Development Officer,

    Tricia Ebright, OVPR Grants and Awards Manager,

    Kelsey Ebbs, Assistant Director of Bold Challenges,

    Mariah Gavin, Research Cores Office Project Manager,

    Sean O’Connor, Bold Challenges Project Manager,

    Adrianna Trusiak, Bold Challenges Research Development Officer,

    Kelly Walters, Bold Challenges Research Development Officer,