I am writing one proposal for one of the funding agency and I want to write some sentence which conveys following sentiment
Although my contribution to this field will be small and not huge compare to existing knowledge, I still want to contribute with the help of your financial support.
I am thinking of writing following,
This financial support will enable to me contribute <<opposite of lion's share>> in this field.
Any suggestions? Somewhere I came across phrase 'the short end of the stick' but I don't know to to formulate formal sentence with such phrase.