Principal Investigators Starting Research

Preparing a Grant

  1. Notify your ORA Pre-Award Departmental Contact that you are considering applying.
  2. If you are applying to the NIH, get an eRA Commons Identification.
  3. Connect to JeffShare (ORA offers JeffShare training)
  4. Create a budget  (ORA offers Budget Training)
  5. Complete the...

  6. Read the instructions to determine which forms or documents are required by the sponsor. Typically these will include:

    • Cover/Title/Endorsement page
    • Summary of Project and/or Table of Contents
    • Detailed project description 
    • Description of current facilities
    • List of key personnel and Curricula Vitae of PI(s) (ORA offers training)
    • List of publications (for help see JEFFLINE)
    • Special requests and justifications
    • Statement of duplicate submission
    • List of current and pending support
    • Letters of collaboration
    • Any special requirements listed in the program announcement or requested by sponsor
  7. Submit to ORA five or more business days before the deadline as follows: