Apply for Funding

The pre-award services team provides comprehensive support to the TU community for those seeking internal and external funding for research projects and other types of sponsored programs through proposals submitted to federal, state, foundation, corporate, and private organizations.


Project Development

  • Budget planning and project development
  • RFP review and evaluation
  • Newsletters and funding alerts

Proposal Submission

  • Prepare sponsor forms
  • Editing services
  • Current and pending support forms
  • Management of sponsor portals
  • Preliminary compliance review
  • Approval routing
  • Proposal submission


  • Teaming agreements
  • Subcontract agreements
  • Material Transfer Agreements (MTA)

Award Administration

  • Subcontract modifications
  • Budget modifications that require sponsor approval

We create value for TU 

We assist principal investigators and project directors by:

  • Providing outstanding core services to support project development and identification of funding opportunities
  • Customized services based on the investigator / director's unique needs
  • Delivering accurate and effective management of grant / contract proposal submissions