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Proposal Development

Getting Started

Roles and Responsibilities in the Conduct of Sponsored Programs for Principal Investigators, Dean's Office, ORPA, Department Administrators and Staff, and Department Chairs
Memo from Charles Phelps, Provost regarding UR Policy on Grant Proposal Deadlines
Memo from Ralph Kuncl, Provost and Executive VP regarding UR Policy on NIH Commons Proposal Submissions
Reminder memo from Robert Clark, Interim Senior VP for Research regarding UR Policy on NIH Commons Proposal Submissions
Instructions for requesting an eRACommons account, NSF Fastlane account, NYS Grants Gateway account and to register in the eBRAP System for DOD
Link to NIH website for standard proposal due dates


Budget Development

Memo explaining Fiscal 2015 - 2019 Facilities and Administrative Cost rates
For Proposals Effective 04/24/2018
Current and archived benefit rate information
Indirect F&A cost rate table showing current and previous F&A rates
NIH guidance on modular grant applications
ORPA guidance on modular grant applications
NIH Required Documents for R01/R03/R21 for Forms E
NIH Website link
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Stipends, Tuition/Fees and Other Budgetary Levels Effective for Fiscal Year 2018
NIH Website link
UR specific information to assist with proposal budgeting
UR specific information needed for most proposals
Research Subjects Review webpage
Salary Cap Memo (under revision)
Memo regarding implementation of the NIH salary cap


Other Proposal Components

Summary of UR SMD Shared Resources
URMC Research Website link
Guidance on developing research data sharing plans
Required language for the NIH Multiple PI leadership plan
Overview of UR Interdisciplinary Centers
Resource information for the shops in the Laser Development and Engineering Division
Environmental Impact Questionnaire



A list of what needs to be submitted to ORPA with the proposal if a subcontract is included
Draft Guidance to include in NIH applicaitons with Fixed Price Subawards - inclusive and non-inclusive of Clinical Trials



Proposal Submission - Avoiding Common Pitfalls
ORPA Guide
ORPA Guidelines for NIH SF424
NIH Website link
NIH document with helpful links/resources for select policy guidance, extramural grant program information, electronic research administration, training/outreach, and more
NIH document with helpful links/resources regarding rigor and reproducibility in NIH applications
NSF Website link - Proposal Guide for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 30, 2017
Helpful hints for preparing a proposal to the NSF
NSF Website link

Application of On/Off Campus Facilities & Administrative (F&A) Cost Rates

UR Research Website link
UR and FISMA requirements

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