Proposal Development


A variety of resources for grant and proposal writing are available to Pitt researchers, both inside and outside of the University. Access the dropdown menus below to explore internal writing tools, as well as materials provided by external funders. 

University Resources

Writing Institute

The Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences Writing Institute is available to consult one-on-one with faculty who are writing grant proposals.

Office of Research, Health Sciences

The Office of Research, Health Sciences (OORHS) provides the University of Pittsburgh's research community with up-to-date information about a wide range of funding opportunities for research across the full breadth of the health sciences and maintains a comprehensive searchable database of governmental and foundation funding opportunities. The OORHS offers Application Assistance that is free to Health Sciences faculty members. 

University of Pittsburgh Library System

Pitt's Library System offers a variety of resources for researchers, such as various courses, workshops, and other tools. 

University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System

The Health Sciences Library System offers resources such as consultations, services for scholarly publishing, and more

 Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

Pitt's Clinical and Translational Science Institute offers Grant Application Support for University researchers. 


External Grant Writing Resources

Open Grants

Open Grants is a repository of open opportunities to submit applications and proposals. 

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
Department of Education (DoEd)