Resources for Researchers

  • Finding Funding

See Funding Opportunity Resources page

  • Proposal Preparation Resources

Resources before you begin developing a proposal (grant writing/proposal preparation tips)

Considerations with international collaborations and scholarly activities (foreign engagement)

Research Enhancement Series - Grantmaking Webinars 

New Faculty Guide to Competing for Research Funding (Log in with UCLA ID required)

Strategies for Planning, Developing, and Writing Large Team Grants (Log in with UCLA ID required)

UCLA Library - Research Data Services: UCLA Library has a variety of services and experts to support researchers of all disciplines. 

  • Resources Once You Are Ready to Apply (Campus Experts for Proposal Submissions)

Office of Contract & Grant Administration (OCGA): OCGA supports and provides guidance to UCLA faculty and staff in proposal development and award management, reviews and authorizes the submission of proposals, and negotiates, accepts and executes contract and grant awards.

UCLA Library - Data Management & Curation Services

  • Resources that May Help You Strengthen Your Proposal (Research Cores & Other Campus Resources For Proposals)

CTSI Researcher Resources Page

UCLA Research Cores - see Listing maintained by the College and by CTSI

  • Managing a Grant or Contract that Has Been Funded

Fund Management

Your department should have a fund manager for day-to-day management of your grant funds.  Extramural Fund Management (EFM) within the Office of Research Administration handles:  financial reporting, invoicing, cash management, accounts receivable management, audit support, and compliance oversight for effort reporting, cost transfers, and unallowable expenses. In addition, EFM provides expertise and assistance to UCLA faculty and staff and serves as a liaison with research sponsors with respect to financial management of sponsored awards.

Various Compliance & Safety Matters

Reporting and Managing Conflicts of Interest

Responsible Conduct of Research

Allegations of Research Misconduct

Export Control

Foreign Engagement Considerations

Research involving Human Subjects

Research involving Animals

Research involving Radiation

Research involving Stem Cells

Laboratory Safety

Other Safety & Compliance Resources:  miscellaneous policies & guidance documents and additional safety committee information

Working with an Industry Sponsor

Contact an Industry Sponsored Research Officer at the Technology Development Group (TDG)

  • Disseminating Products of Research

Report an invention

Seek copyright protection

Transfer or Receive Research Materials

Review Available Guides about Technology Transfer

Explore creating a start-up company

Publish through Escholarship

Connect with other individuals on campus focused on entrepreneurship