Normally, if the funding opportunity requires an application it will be considered a grant.
Gift – in summary, it does not have any restrictions on spending the funds and if there are no deliverables to the Sponsor it would not require a Cayuse proposal, contact OCFR and do not continue with the steps listed below.
Grant – will require a Cayuse proposal, continue to step 2.
Faculty meets with their Pre-Award administrator to start the Cayuse SP proposal and discussing the components of the proposal:
The PI/department contact may want to use the forms located on the Forms page for help with submitting their proposal.
At minimum, the following attachments are required for submission:
Copy of the Sponsor guidelines (if available)
An Abstract/scope of work of the proposed project
Subaward documents (if applicable)
If possible, upload a copy of the entire proposal for the Grant Specialist to review and give feedback if SPARC does not have access on the Sponsor website.
Route for Approvals – Remember SPARC’s 5 day rule!
Once a proposal has been completed in Cayuse SP, it must be submitted to the sponsoring agency. Agencies may differ in how they wish grant proposals to be submitted. Submission requirements will be listed in the Funding Announcement.
Once the proposal is finalized in Cayuse SP, your SPARC Grant Specialist will review and give you feedback on the proposal.
The Grant Specialist will submit the proposal upon confirmation that is final and ready to submit.