CBE Intranet

Research in the College of Built Environments takes many forms, and the CBE Office of Research is committed to fostering, supporting and amplifying the breadth of CBE’s research activities. Confused about the difference between gifts, grants, and service agreements? Looking to improve your grant writing skills? Wondering about the status of a grant proposal you’ve submitted? Explore the list of resources below for general guidance links to resources provided by the central UW Research Office, as well as external experts. ***This page is being expanded; be sure to check back!***

Interested in starting a research proposal to be submitted through OSP? Submit a proposal planning intake form with CSDE, or contact CBE’s Office of Research at beres@uw.edu.

Research Trainings

The Grantsmanship Center
In addition to training courses, The Grantsmanship Center offers online guides and resources for grant seekers.

Guides for Proposal-Writing

Preparing a Proposal, UW Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP)
Includes information on preparing your proposal, budget development, subawards, eGC1s, and sponsor-specific guidelines.

Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal, Michigan State University
Covers all the steps necessary to write a successful proposal. Includes examples from a complete proposal.

A Guide for Proposal Writing, National Science Foundation (NSF)
Covers all the steps necessary to write a thorough and complete proposal. Also includes tips on what makes an outstanding proposal—from a reviewer’s perspective.

Quick Links to Key Resources

UW Research
Central location for all information relating to research at the UW.

Mandatory Compliance Trainings
The trainings you will be required to complete are based on the type of research you are conducting.

Subject-Specific Compliance Information and Forms (hover over the “Compliance” tab to choose your specific subject area)
Additional trainings and/or forms you may be required to complete depending on the nature of your research.

Human Subject Forms
If your research involves human subjects in any capacity, you may be required to complete Human Subject trainings and/or forms.

Limited Submission Opportunities
Opportunities that only allow a limited, set number of applications to be submitted from the UW. Special timelines and/or considerations may apply to these opportunities.

Create your eGC1 and submit your proposal to be reviewed by the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP).

Status Checker
Check the status of your proposal while in the application stage.

My Financial Desktop
Track and view expenditures for an existing grant.

Grant Tracker
Track and view invoices for an existing grant.

Research FAQs