Research Support

Some common resources for supporting your research ideas:

Proposal Writer's Guide: a guide created by ORSP to help you get started.  What you should think about in developing your plan. 

Research Commonsan internal UM opportunity web portal, to explore funding opportunities across all three U-M campuses)

UM Flint Library Research Resources: UMF Thompson Library's list of research resources to find funding, including Proquest Pivot.

Research Funding & Grants Guide.  U-M Library's guide for discovering funding opportunities. 

Michigan Research Experts: a searchable database of UM expertise.  Find collaborators, find funders, track publications, impact and patents across all three UM campuses.

Proposal Samplers:  Review examples of succesfully funded proposals donated by U-M faculty (hosted by UM Office of Research in M-Box).

GRANT Development
  • Ken Sylvester, Director, Office of Research, kenms@umich.edu, works with faculty, external partners/internal stakeholders, campus leaders, to gather input, assess needs, and determine how to best meet faculty and grant development needs.  We are available to facilitate faculty and grant development workshops, networking sessions, and other research events across campus.  

List of Freelance Editors (provided by UMOR)​​​​​​