Steps To Getting A Grant

Step 1:
Contact Office of Sponsored Programs & Research (OSPR).

Step 2:
Search for potential sources of funding via specific federal or non-federal sources with guidance from OSPR.

Step 3:
Notify supervisors (Chair/Coordinator/Director and Dean) of your potential project and obtain their approval for any potential institutional commitments involved in the proposal.

Step 4:
Develop a draft proposal and work with Finance and OSPR to create the budget and confirm commitments with Chair/Coordinator/Director and Dean.

Step 5:
Complete a Checklist for Funding Approval Form and circulate your full final proposal with an Authorization for Grant Application Form to all supervisors (Chair/Coordinator/Director, Dean, Provost). In addition, the Vice President for Administrative Services and Assistant Vice President for Finance must approve if any money is involved. If Co-Principal Investigators are involved who reside in a different department, their Chair/Coordinator/Dean must also approve.

Step 6:
Provide completed proposal and signed Authorization for Grant Application Form to OSPR for final review at least 48 hours before deadline.