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Funded Projects and Grants

Funding Opportunities

There is a wide range of funding opportunities for within the US federal government, as well as through foundations and other foreign governments, multilateral and non-profit institutions, and corporations.

Navigating funding announcements and opportunities and identifying which represent the best match can be challenging, this section of the website provides links to search for potential funding sources.

GrantFoward Search Engine

Grants.gov

Common Funding Agencies

Training and Outreach

There are many steps to developing a research project and preparing a proposal for submission. The Office of Sponsored Programs and Academic Research (OSPAR) aims to provide and identify services and resources to aid the researcher’s efforts in developing and preparing a project or proposal.

Proposal Seminar 

  • August 2 - 4, 2017
  • January 2018 (Dates TBD)

Commonly Requested Information

Templates & Boiler Plate Documents

 

Grant Writing Life Cycle

Grant Submission Timline Tool

The following is a tool to help you plan your schedule to assure that your timing leads to the submission of a fundable proposal by the funders submission due date.  This tool calculates critical dates backwards based on the proposal due date.

Enter the Proposal Due Date (MM/DD/YYYY)

 

FINAL PROPOSAL TO OSPAR

Submit your final working version of your proposal to OSPAR 3 days before the proposal due date: 

 

FULL WORKING VERSION TO OSPAR

Submit a full working draft of your proposal to OSPAR 7 days before the proposal due date: 

BUDGET AND JUSTIFICATION TO OSPAR

Work with OSPAR to develop a working version of your budget and budget justification 30 days before the proposal due date: 

MEET WITH OSPAR TO DISCUSS PROPOSAL

Meet with OSPAR to discuss your proposal and funding source 60 days before the proposal due date: 

IDEA GENERATED AND FUNDING IDENTIFICATION

Generate a fundable idea for a grant proposal and work (with OSPAR or independently) to identify a potential funding source 60 days or more before proposal due date: