Faculty RD Resources

Navigating Proposal Submission at SJSU

The different roles of Research Development and the Office of Sponsored Programs explained. 

Be a Better Grant Writer

Find out how to hone your grant writing skills.

SJSU/CSU Boilerplate Language

Background information on both SJSU and CSU.


How to plan your budget and where to go for help.

Agency Toolkits

Important information and templates for submitting a proposal to some of the federal agencies

Be a Grant Reviewer

Being a grant reviewer can help develop your grant writing skills and build your network. 

Contacting a Program Officer

When should you contact a program officer, and why is it so important?

Find a Collaborator

How to find a RSCA collaborator at SJSU.


Unsure where to start? Need a little inspiration? Take a look at these top tips for RSCA success!

Data Management Plans (DMP)

Ever wondered how to create a DMP? This section will help with relevant tools and resources.