Resources for faculty

The WSU Vancouver Office of Research and Graduate Education assists faculty and graduate students pursuing extramural funding to support their scholarly research, teaching, and community service activities. We work in cooperation with the WSU Office of Research Support and Operations to offer a broad system of support.

Read our Research Proposal Development blog.

Proposal development and support services

Search and identify

Learn how to access and navigate funding databases to streamline your search for grants. As a faculty member or enrolled graduate student, you have access to a free subscription to COS-Pivot. WSU also publishes upcoming research and funding opportunities on The Informer.


Thinking about writing a proposal? Connect with us to triage your proposal development needs and get on track for a successful proposal submission.


Peer reviewers from various research fields are available to read your proposal and suggest edits.


From salaries to petri dishes, we can help you cost out and justify your project budget.


An internal proposal review and authorization is required before your proposal can be submitted to the sponsor. We will walk you through the eREX process. Once the eREX is authorized, your proposal will be submitted to the sponsor.

Negotiate and manage

We will negotiate contracts and awards and put your project in motion by establishing an operating budget.