Preparing a competitive proposal is a time consuming process. 

We have developed a Proposal Submission Timeline (PDF) to help you submit the strongest proposal possible. You will also find useful information on developing a grant proposal on the following pages:

Contact Sponsored Programs

Before you begin, please contact Office of Sponsored Programs. We can provide useful information on project ideas, budget needs, potential sources of funding, and institutional policies and procedures that may impact your research proposal.

Writing Guides

Writing guides provides links to information compiled by agencies and organizations to aid a grant writer in composing a grant proposal.

Planning Considerations 

Information you should factor into your planning considerations when developing a grant proposal.

Budget Planning

There are many things to be considered when budget planning for your proposal.

Institutional Oversight 

Criteria for proposal submissions requiring institutional oversight, and the details and procedure for an internal pre-submission review.

Institutional Data 

Frequently requested facts about Davidson College and institutional data for grant application forms.

Proposal Submission

Factors you need to consider when submitting your proposal

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