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About Our Services

The Proposal Development Office provides NCSA staff and affiliated researchers with the support and services they need to develop and strengthen research proposals. We also supplement unit-provided support for affiliated researchers.

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Interested in knowing how many proposals NCSA staff and affiliated researchers are submitting? What funders are most popular? What new grants have been awarded? Check out the PDO Research Metrics page for details (updated regularly). 

Improve your proposal submissions and other grant-related skills by attending our in-person and hybrid workshops. Held monthly during the academic year.
Can’t attend in person? Stream our archived webinars on your own schedule. 

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Meet Our Staff

Tamara Roosevelt

Lead, Proposal Development Office

Janessa Gentry

Proposal Development Coordinator

Nikki Kopmann

Proposal Development Coordinator

Alaine Martaus

Research Development Coordinator

Jason Mierek

Project Manager

Research Metrics

For more reports and statistics, please contact the PDO Team (ncsa-pdo@illinois.edu). 

About Our Newsletter

Keep up on funding announcements, upcoming events and deadlines, and news from the Proposal Development Office by subscribing to our newsletter. Published monthly. 

Access an archive of issues here.