Contact Research

Office of Research

Office of Research & Economic Development
phone: 208-885-6689

Physical Location
Morrill Hall 105

Mailing Address
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3010
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-3010

Proposal Development

The Office of Research and Economic Development has a Proposal Development Specialist available to assist faculty and staff with their proposals. Services are customized to meet the needs of the PI(s) and include:

Reviewing your draft proposal:
  • provide feedback on responsiveness to the program solicitation
  • assess readability, clarity, organization of the proposal
  • edit (using track changes)
  • provide suggestions for some proposal components, such as NSF Broader Impacts

For collaborative, multidisciplinary efforts, the Proposal Development Specialist can:

  • participate in team planning meetings
  • help develop project timelines and manage the proposal development process
  • assist with coordination and communication between the project team and the Office of Research and Economic Development
  • provide proposal review and feedback, as described above

Providing training to faculty, staff, and graduate students on:

  • searching for funding opportunities using Community of Science
  • proposal writing

Contact Sarah Koerber (, Proposal Development Specialist, to arrange proposal review or to schedule trainings. Proposal review should be arranged at least two weeks prior to the deadline.

For more information on the proposal submission process, please contact your Sponsored Program Administrator at

If you are interested in developing a proposal to a corporation or foundation, please contact the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations at