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 two weeks 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), as soon as possible but no later than 5 full business days prior to the date
and time the proposal is due to the funding agency.

Prepare Proposal Documents

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

Obtain Signatures on Proposal 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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Five business days before deadline: Provide your RPS  the complete final version of your proposal. Complete, final proposals should include a final budget, budget narrative and proposal checklist with all necessary signatures and supplemental materials.  All attachments should be included.

Proposal Submission

OSPA Submits Proposal (unless agency requires PI submission)