The Office of Proposal Development (OPD) promotes the advancement of university initiatives
by supporting the development and preparation of highly competitive grant proposals.
OPD is committed to providing Stony Brook's research community with a comprehensive
suite of services to foster the development and growth of research activities. In
addition to proposal management, our support services include identifying extramural
funding opportunities, coordinating limited submission competitions, nurturing research
collaborations, and connecting researchers to institutional resources. We also organize
workshops and trainings in grantsmanship, coordinate external copy editing and graphic
design services, serve as project managers for the proposal development process, handle
the administrative requirements and manage a repository of sample grant proposal materials.
Our team’s forward-thinking approach to research development provides faculty with
tactical support for large-scale proposals, ensuring that they are aligned with sponsor