We manage administrative processes related to the college’s externally funded grants, both pre-award and post-award.  We serve as a liaison between faculty, college administrators and funding agencies.

Our services include:

  • Providing faculty and staff with the identification of funding opportunities.
  • Coordinating timeline for proposal submission
  • Facilitating collaborations among faculty, communities and educational institutions, and industry partners for grant submissions. 
  • Assisting with budget preparation and justification
  • Providing guidance to online grant submission systems (MyGrant,, Fastlane).
  • Contacting sponsoring agencies and organizations on behalf of the College
  • Managing awarded grants.

Office of Research Services

The University of Hawaii Institutional profile
Current fringe rates to be used in budget proposals, sponsor specific negotiated agreements for indirect cost rates, University of Hawaii proposal process.


The internal MyGrant University of Hawaii proposal submission system

Federal Funding Opportunities

The U.S. Federal Grants site

For private or other funding opportunities please contact Erin Matsuda at

Need data for your proposal?

Please go to the Institutional Research page and read the instructions.

If you are unsure what sort of data could make your proposal stronger, please contact Erin Matsuda at

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Federal Grants 101

The Federal grant lifecycle

National Science Foundation

Introduction to NSF, Types of Funding, and Proposal Preparation