Proposal Development

Welcome to Proposal Development. We are here to support faculty and University personnel in the pursuit and administration of externally funded grants and contracts, in compliance with the requirements established by Federal and State laws, sponsor rules and regulations and University policies and procedures.

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Instructions for PI: Creating a New Proposal in Cayuse424

Complete Proposal Development Guide - This complete guide will help you understand the processes and procedures for developing, submitting, and performing the functions of an externally-funded proposal. Below are links to the individual sections of the guide.

          * Table of Contents       * Pre-Award Activities      * Award Activities      * Post-Award Activities     

                            * FORMS - Pages 13-35     * Acronyms & Definitions      * Notes

We are here to help you in the preparation and submission of proposals by assisting in the pre-award, award, and post-award activities. We provide advice and assistance with identifying potential sources of funding, development of projects, budget preparation, completing applications, proposal editing and review, as well as other aspects of the proposal development process.  A Checklist to assist you in the process is included in the Proposal Development Guidebook. We serve as the facilitator to aid the principal investigator from project inception to closing of a funded grant or contract.

For More Information, contact:

Dr. Michael Wetherholt
Senior Director, Office of Sponsored Programs

Lynn Garner
Assistant Director, Office of Sponsored Programs


Grants Data

DUNS Number: 079107165
Cage Code # (Federal Agreements): 1CA33 OPE#: 001020
Data Universal Number System (DUNS #): 079107165 FIPS Code: 01015
Employer ID # / Federal ID # / Tax ID #: 636001099 JSU Entity Description: Code of AL, Section 16-52
U.S. Department of Education Federal Entity ID#: 00102000 E-Verify ID #: 482869
State of Alabama Vendor Code (STAARS): VC000137236
NSF Institutional/Organization Code: 0010207000 If you would like to be added to the NSF Fastlane system as a PI/CO-PI, please contact Lynn Garner at Ext. 8159 or
SSPOC: Alabama does not participate in the intergovernmental review process. Therefore, Alabama does not have a SPOC. Send application directly to Federal agency.