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Contracts and Grants 

Several internal and extramural funding opportunities are available to faculty. Below is a list of some common funding sources.

Proposal Support


  • At least 3 calendar weeks (14 business days) prior to proposal due date: You must notify the department fiscal manager of intent to submit a proposal. See below for what to include. 
  • At least 1 calendar week (5 business days) prior to proposal due date: All proposal components aside from the project description/research plan must be finalized and shared with OCGA. The package must also include a draft of the research plan.5 business days
  • At least 2 business days prior to the proposal due date: The final draft of the research plan must be shared with OCGA.

         2 business days

  • 8a.m. PST on the due date: A final version of the research plan may be provided. This ability was added in an effort to give PI’s as much time as possible to make edits to the research portion. However, you should know that if you elect to submit a final version at this stage, it may not have any effect on the rest of the components including budget, personnel, etc., and it will not be reviewed.

Include the following information with your notification:

  1. Project title
  2. Project start & end dates
  3. Funding agency & contact person
  4. Link to Request for Proposal (or attach PDF)
  5. Co-PI name and contact info (if applicable)
  6. Human subjects protocol number (if applicable)
  7. Budget items
    1. Summer salary: # of ninths
    2. GSRs: # of months and % time
    3. Supplies, equipment, and travel estimates