|Once you have identified a funding opportunity, the next step is to thoroughly review information about the program and what is required for a complete application. NDSU offers a variety of services and resources to help you navigate the proposal development process.|
- It is strongly encouraged that you discuss your idea with the appropriate program officer at the funding agency.
- Check out the steps on best practices in communicating with the program officer.
- All external proposals must be reviewed and approved by the Sponsored Programs Office prior to submission to any sponsor. See details on Submitting a Proposal.
- A Roles and Responsibilities Matrix identifies parties involved in the grants process and their defined roles.