Office of Research Development

Office of Research Development

Office of Research Development

Are you looking to expand your research portfolio? Do you need assistance in finding funding opportunities for your research? Are you looking for partners to enhance your research team?

If you need assistance in any of these areas, look no further! You have come to the right place.

The Office of Research Development (ORD) partners with Rowan faculty, staff, and administrators to develop competitive external grant proposals. Our team of professionals enhances the overall quality of these proposals by ensuring applicants meet sponsor guidelines, communicate clearly, and form the best teams for their research. To date, we have helped Rowan investigators secure more than $15 million in grant funding from a wide range of federal, state, and independent funding agencies.

Interested in learning more? Please click the links on the left to see how you might benefit from our comprehensive services. Contact ORD at with any questions.


Pivot Funding Database

ORD is pleased to announce, in partnership with Rowan University Libraries and the Division of University Advancement, that we have switched to using Pivot as a our primary funding opportunities database. This new platform will help Rowan researchers find funding opportunities, discover new collaborators, and showcase their research, scholarly, and creative activity. Please see the new Pivot page to get started!


COVID-19 Research

Please see the COVID-19 Funding Opportunities page to see the latest federal, state, local, and private funding opportunities supporting research to combat COVID-19.