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Proposal Support

The Office of Research and Engagement is committed to growing UT’s research enterprise by offering assistance at every stage of the funding proposal process. Grant writing can often be a tedious and daunting task, but our staff is here to provide the support you need to identify opportunities and generate winning proposals.

Grantseeker’s Toolkit — Exclusive resources and information frequently needed by members of the Knoxville campus research community when seeking funding opportunities.

Research Development Team — Helps faculty form competitive research teams and collaborations to identify and pursue large strategic opportunities.

Office of Sponsored Programs — Supports faculty, staff and research administrators by facilitating proposal processing and submission; reviewing, negotiating and accepting contracts; and managing awards.

Office of Community Engagement & Outreach — Resources to assist faculty, staff, and students seeking funding for outreach & engagement projects and programs.

Federal Relations — Matches faculty research capabilities with federal agency needs and increases awareness of federal opportunities by developing relationships with federal program officials.