Resources for Preparing Proposals

Institutional Information

  • Standard information required for most extramural grant applications: IRS employer ID number, DUNS number, Cognizant Federal Audit Agency, etc.
  • Toolkit of Proposal Language

Principal Investigator (P.I.) Eligibility

  • Eligibility criteria for P.I.s and P.I. responsibilities
  • P.I. Exception Form

Budget Information and Forms

  • Guidance on common budget-related issues: direct costs, salaries and wages, fringe benefits, equipment, etc.
  • Templates for preparing budgets

Internal Forms and Information

Descriptions of and links to forms required by the Sponsored Research Services (SRS): Financial Conflict of Interest, State of California Disclosure, MCA form, etc. 

Common Proposal Issues and Proposal Checklist

Policies and guidance on common proposal issues: Use of human or animal subjects or custom antibodies, subawards, cost sharing, F&A (IDC) rate waivers, etc.

Academic Personnel Policy Manual

Data Management Plans and Sharing Research Results

Mentoring Postdoctoral Scholars and Mentoring Plans 

Office of Research Compliance and Integrity

Provides guidance on and oversees research conduct and practices to ensure compliance with ethical and legal standards.

Post-Award Offices