Proposal Overview

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Proposal Overview
       

Step

Action

Identify a Grant Program

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Identify at least 8 months prior to proposed start date

Notify OSPA

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Send the RFP to your Research Project Specialist (RPS) ASAP but no later than one week before the due date.

Prepare a draft Budget & Budget Justification

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Send to your RPS for review (preferably one week before the due date).

Prepare Proposal Documents

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Write proposal narrative.  Obtain required documents for subawards, matching funds, vendor quotes, etc.

Obtain Signatures on Proposal/Award Checklist

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Signatures required: PI(s), Fiscal Officer, Department Chair, Dean (or equiv.).

Forward Checklist & Proposal to OSPA

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Three working days before deadline: Provide your RPS with a hard copy and electronic version of your proposal, along with proposal/award checklist.

Proposal Submission

OSPA Submits Proposal (unless agency allows for PI submission)