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Proposal Timeline

When a funding opportunity is identified please use the CNR Proposal Details Form to allow accurate creation of your upcoming Proposal Submission. Email questions to: 

Please use the following Timeline to allow a thorough documentation review and timely proposal submission.

8 business days before due date

Please send the following:

  • RFP
  • project title
  • start/end dates
  • list of co-PIs
  • abstract
  • draft internal budget
  • draft budget justification


5 business days before due date

  • DRAFT Proposal
  • FINAL budget
  • FINAL budget justification 
  • Cost Match Documentation/Approval

3 business days before due date

  • All FINAL and FULL Proposal Documents
  • PINS approvals are complete and must be at the college level


  1. Please note that all proposals will be reviewed in the order they are received.
  2. On the day of submission the PI must be available to review proposal drafts.
  3. We will make every effort to submit all proposals but cannot guarantee timely review or submission if the submission timeline is not met. 
  4. Adherence to College timeline will ensure that the CNR Office of Research Administration can meet the Timely Proposal Submission Policy established by SPARCS, (Sponsored Programs and Regulatory Compliance Services).