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Forms, Procedures and Resources

Proposal Review and Routing Guide

Once you've identified a funding opportunity you wish to pursue, this form must be completed and signed by both the faculty or staff member serving as Project Director, his or her department chair/supervisor and dean/director, and returned to the OSPR. Forms will be routed for additional administrative and financial approvals prior to submission of the proposal.

Proposal Review Form

Additional Proposal Information

Cost Share Approval Form

Financial Conflict of Interest Assurance and Disclosure

General Budget Template

Fringe Rate Calculator

F&A Rate Agreement

2014-2015 Fringe Benefits Rates

Subrecipient Certifications

Principal Investigators must specify subawardees of Federal funding during the proposal process and assist OSP in obtaining a completed/signed Subawardee Certifications

Subrecipient Procedures

Subrecipient Monitoring

OMB Circular A-133 requires prime recipients of Federal funds to monitor sub-awards to ensure subrecipients have meet audit requirements. Subawardee Audit Form





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Sponsored Programs has many resources to help you in developing your grant application. We have books on grant writing, samples of funded grant applications, and other tools designed to make the process easier.

Foundation Center Tutorials

Proposal Writing Short Course

Proposal Budgeting Basics 

Grant Writing Guides

Guide for Proposal Writing National Science Foundation

The Art of Grantsmanship by Jacob Kraicera, Human Frontier Science Program

General information about the grant programs and application procedures Department of Education

Proposal Writer’s Guide University of Michigan

Developing and Writing a Grant Proposal Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance

Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal  By Joseph Levine, Ph.D. 

The Art of Writing Proposals Social Science Research Council

A Guide to Proposal Planning and Writing  Miner, Jeremy and Lynn E. Miner        

General Tips on Writing a Proposal and Preparing a Budget Tips U.S. Environmental Protection Agency