SUGGESTED TIMELINE FOR SUBMITTING GRANT PROPOSALS

 Plan your timeline by working backwards from the submission due date.

3-6 months before deadline

2 months before

1 month before

2 weeks before

7 days before

  • Read guidelines; contact Grants Office.
  • If relevant, contact IRB and IACUC.
  • If proposal involves cost-sharing, contact your dept. chair and the Dean of the Faculty.
  • Draft concept paper and develop timeline.
  • Prepare budget.
  • Contact organizations or colleagues for letters of support.
  • Draft proposal and share it with colleagues for feedback.
  • Incorporate draft and budget feedback. Send to College’s Grant Analyst for review.