The OSPRA Staff is here to help you create a successful proposal. Please let us know your plans for submitting a grant proposal as soon as possible by completing the Grant Application Pre-Notice form.Also, be aware that all grant applications are due to the OSPRA office 8 business days prior to grant submission date. See the External Grant Review Calendar for the 8 day schedule.
Most grant proposals include common elements. For a description and helpful tips on these elements, see our Common Components of Grant Proposals tip sheet.
Creating a budget -- Download this USI Salary and Effort Calculator to accurately estimate salary costs and see the descriptions of common budget categories.
OSPRA requires all grant proposals submitted to our office include a budget justification, regardless if the funding agency requires one or not. Example Budget Justification.