Helping You Develop Your Proposals

We are dedicated to your success! We offer several services in line with our ultimate goal of securing external funding for Illinois PIs, teams, and their units. Our staff help to:

  • Announce funding opportunities
  • Analyze solicitations
  • Develop checklists and establish timelines
  • Build and coordinate the work of proposal teams
  • Connect with internal/external resources
  • Develop/conceptualize ideas to address key aspects of solicitations
  • Draft, edit and review proposal sections, programmatic and non-programmatic
  • Provide sponsor specific templates and outlines
  • Interface with funding agencies
  • Review and develop budgets
  • Manage Limited Submission opportunities

OPD has a proven track record of success. Our team has extensive proposal development experience and broad subject matter expertise. We look forward to working with you to prepare a compelling, compliant, and (hopefully!) successful proposal.