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The Office of Research Pre-Award team supports faculty and department staff in the proposal development process. In this section, you will find detailed information to help you:


Preparing to respond to a solicitation requires deliberate planning. First and foremost, please read the entire solicitation to gain a full understanding of the sponsor guidelines and requirements. Then, map out a strategy to develop and submit your proposal well before the deadline.

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Develop a detailed budget using categories that make sense internally and translate to the grantmaker's required form after the budget is final. The budget narrative must be consistent with the project narrative.

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Create a Record in COEUS

For a timely and well-organized submission, allow time to obtain internal approvals in COEUS while following internal processes and meeting internal deadlines.

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