This includes competitive proposal submissions to sponsors including NIH and foundations.
Step 1: Researcher identifies a funding opportunity to which they wish to apply.
Step 2: Researcher contacts Pediatric Research Office grant administrator to discuss eligibility and feasibility.
Step 3: If a go, researcher and administrator discuss roles for all proposal components (link to checklist) and establish a timeline to accomplish tasks and meet internal and sponsor deadlines.
Step 4: Researcher confirms/obtains participation approval from all collaborators and study staff, shares timeline and disseminates pre-submission tasks if applicable.
Step 5: Researcher and administrator discuss, draft and finalize budget.
Step 6: Administrator sends out institutionally required documents to consortia with list of needed documents and a specified return date.
Step 7: In accordance with roles checklist, researcher is drafting and disseminating components with collaborators to refine and finalize proposal.
Step 8: Administrator builds out the funding proposal (FP) in RAMS SPOT and ensures receipt of all consortia and collaborator documents including Letters Of Support and institutional signatures.
Step 9: By internal deadline (5 business days prior to sponsor due date): Administrator uploads final or penultimate science documents and researcher routes the FP for School of Medicine and OSP to conduct review process.
Step 10: 2 days before sponsor due date: All final documents are uploaded and ready for submission by OSP.