Developing Grant Proposals and Contracts

Each of the Research Foundation's Pre-Award managers is responsible for supporting faculty members in specific colleges or programs during the proposal development, approval, and submission process. For assistance in preparing, processing, and submitting your grant proposal and budget, contact the Pre-Award manager assigned to your college. Early planning is critical. We recommend that you contact your Pre-Award manager as soon as you know that you plan to seek funding for your research.

For questions, please contact Pre-Award Senior Manager, Angela Au.

Angela Au can be reached at 408-924-7394 or by email at


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