Grant Development

Whether you are a new investigator or seasoned researcher, the CTSC can support your proposal development process in a number of ways.

Grant Writing Consultation

Schedule a consultation to get assistance with development of your grant application. Choose “Grant Writing Consultation” under CTSC Administrative from the SPARCRequest service catalog to get started. Services include:

  • reviewing Specific Aims
  • evaluating proposals for consistency with funding announcement guidelines and agency priorities
  • advice for integrating descriptions of how your project will address translational roadblocks
  • assistance in responding to critiques listed in summary statements for grant resubmission

Letter of Support Request

Grant proposals may be strengthened by a letter of support detailing CTSC services you will use to meet the research goals outlined in your proposal. 

View the Letter of Support page

Grant Writing Resources

Find tips for NIH grant writing success, recorded mock study sections, sample NIH grants, and more.

View the Grant Writing Resources page

Data Management and Sharing

Learn more about the changes to the current Resource Sharing Plan and the new required Data Management and Sharing Plan which which takes effect on January 25, 2023.

View the Data Management and Sharing page

Other Funding Opportunities

Find information about funding opportunities in clinical and translational science beyond the CTSC’s Pilot Programs.

View the Other Funding Opportunities page

Boilerplate Text for Grant Applications

We've assembled several commonly requested boilerplate examples to use in your grant applications. 

View the Boilerplate Text for Grant Applications page