Pre-award Services Provided

  • Identifying and publicizing funding opportunities
  • Reviewing funding opportunity announcements (e.g. the PA, PAR, FOA, or RFP) and sponsor guidelines to identify specific sponsor requirements
  • Scheduling and attending proposal team meetings as needed
  • Developing the budget and assisting with the budget justification
  • Completing the ePA-005 (Authorization to Seek Off-Campus Funding) including coordinating questions surrounding award and expenditure credit, indirect cost rates, and cost sharing
  • Identifying and helping to obtain required supporting documents and subawards for proposals, and ensuring compliance with sponsor submission requirements
  • Submitting a complete proposal to the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) in advance of the sponsor deadline, for OSP to review and submit
  • Serving as a liaison between the OSP Sponsored Program Officer (SPO) and the faculty for award negotiations, revising budgets and responding to funding cuts as requested by the sponsor