Office of Sponsored Programs
Grant Application Policies and Procedures


Office of Sponsored Programs
E230 Thompson Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
Ph: (716) 673-3528

Proposal Development (green section)

Grant Application Policies and Procedures


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Early contact with the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) is the most expedient route in developing your proposal. For those new to the process, the staff will assist in funding searches, walk you through RFPs, establish a schedule for work products, and provide individualized assistance as needed. Given the ever changing electronic submission processes, we require the completed proposal be submitted five days in advance of the deadline to assure meeting deadlines.

The OSP staff will assist in:

  • identifying funding sources/sponsors;
  • obtaining and interpreting funding source/sponsor guidelines and requirements for proposals;
  • obtaining model or successful applications;
  • connect Fredonia faculty with other successful applicants;
  • budget development, assuring compliance with sponsor and university policies;
  • routing sheet approvals for university commitments;
  • arranging and coordinating collaboration meetings;
  • writing/editing assistance;
  • other grant preparation related investigator needs.

All prospective faculty or staff applicants are strongly encouraged to discuss their proposal concepts with the appropriate Chair, Dean and/or Director to assure alignment with campus strategic objectives and potential departmental or unit impact.

Copies of the proposal are kept in the OSP pending files until notification of award or declination.


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