This toolkit is based on forms and information required for NIH
grant proposals. While the same or similar information is required by
funding agencies, the format may differ somewhat. For directions
about specific funding organizations or other questions related to
please contact your PreAward Analyst.
To connect with links to funding agencies and opportunities, you visit our Find Funding page.
- Before delivering the application to the Office of Sponsored Programs
for review and official signature, the Proposal Routing Form must be
completed and signed, to accompany the application.
electronic submissions through Grants.gov requiring SF 424 forms, OSP
has developed a helpful tip sheet to get you started and a proposal outline for each section of NIH proposals that have a 12-page limit for
research strategy. NIH has also provided an annotated Forms-D packet explaining where common errors occur and how to complete the SF424 forms. There is also a tip sheet available for NIH
individual fellowship applications.
policy is to always obtain indirect costs to the maximum extent allowed
by the sponsor. If a sponsor does not allow indirect costs, such policy
must be provided in writing to OSP at the same time as the routing form.
Link to indirect cost waiver.
- If human subjects
or vertebrate animals will be involved, IRB or IACUC approval letters
will be required at this time. For protocol instructions, link to IRB Forms or link to IACUC for animals.
- When the new
or competing renewal grant application is complete, it must be
submitted to the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) Pre-Award for
review. Please follow the steps for submitting a grant or subcontract proposal to OSP.
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