Proposal Development Timeline

Three to Five months prior to deadline

Obtain funding announcement

Contact funding organization to discuss

Identify and contact collaborators

Notify research administrative office

Start writing the research plan

Two months prior to deadline

Request biosketch or CV from senior key personnel

Request letters of support

Work with the research office to develop budget and budget justification

Work with external organizations to sub award commitment requirements

Complete institutional training if applicable

Distribute proposal for peer review

Continue to work on research plan

Four weeks prior to deadline

Work with the School’s research office to assemble the all proposal components

Implement changes from peer review

Complete trainings related to Responsible Conduct of Research

Adjust budget if needed

Ten days prior to deadline

Process through Office of Research – Institutional Approval