Pre-Award/Proposals

PROPOSAL REVIEW FORM

Proposal Review Form (editable after downloading and saving it to your computer)

**Proposal review forms must be filled out and submitted to the Grants Office when you are preparing a grant proposal.**

Proposal Checklist

INDIRECT COSTS INFORMATION

Cary Institute's Federally Negotiated Indirect Cost Rate Agreement (updated 7/1/2020)

Applying IDC Rates to Grants and Contracts

FRINGE BENEFIT RATE INFORMATION

Cary Institute's Fringe Benefit Rates

FEDERAL AWARDS INFORMATION

National Science Foundation (NSF) Policy Office

Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide - NSF 20-1 (June 1, 2020)

Award Conditions

Research Terms and Conditions

Tips for Writing a Federal Grant Proposal

How NOT to Write a Grant Proposal (from The Chronicle of Higher Education)

NIH Grants Policy Statement

NIH Worksheet for Preparing Vertebrate Animal Section (VAS)

Proposal Tips for Beginning Investigators

STANDARD PROPOSAL DOCUMENTS

NSF Biosketch Template - You must download the template and save it to your computer. Another option is to use SciENcv.

- Click here for information on NSF-Approved Formats for the Biographical Sketch, including Frequently Asked Questions.

NSF Current & Pending Template - You must download the template and save it to your computer. Another option is to use SciENcv.

- Click here for information on NSF-Approved Formats for Current and Pending Support, including Frequently Asked Questions.

NSF Collaborators and Other Affiliations Information - This site includes a link to the most updated COA template for proposal submissions

Postdoc Mentoring Plan pdf - (updated December 2020) - Required only if requesting funds to support a postdoctoral researcher.

Postdoc Monitoring Plan Word Doc (editable) - (updated December 2020) - You must download and save it to your computer prior to editing.

NSF Perspectives on Broader Impacts

Facilities Statement Word Document (updated July 2020) - Editable

Data Management Plan Guidance - Includes a Data Management Plan template available for downloading.

NSF Budget Templates (using current 47.19% indirect cost rate as of July 1, 2020)

**Click to download and save to your computer**

1 Year Project

2 Year Project

3 Year Project

4 Year Project

5 Year Project

6 Year Project

NSF BUDGET NARRATIVE TEMPLATE (updated July 2020) - Download Word doc and save to your computer.

NIH BUDGET NARRATIVE TEMPLATE (updated July 2020) - Download Word doc and save to your computer.