Mileage reimbursement: See current rate on the Accounts Payable website.
Fiscal year: July 1 — June 30
Institutional authorized representative: Patrick E. Richey, Vice President of Finance and Administration
Student enrollment figures: See Nazareth's fact book.
1. Prepare to apply
Notify Sponsored Programs & Faculty Research (SPFR) Office Include the funding opportunity announcement information and submission date, if known, or keywords to set up search parameters.
Create or update profiles in electronic systems Update profiles in NSF FastLane, NIH eRA Commons, Foundation Website, etc.
2. Develop proposal
Call Program Officer and clarify any questions you may have
Prepare proposal Refer to the sponsor’s directions for content and formatting guidelines. Work with SPFR to draft budget and budget narrative.
Acquire and complete required forms Work with SPFR office to complete the forms and application.
3. Acquire approvals
Complete the Internal Routing Form Contact us to complete this form. The form must be accompanied by budget, budget justification and proposal abstract or similar.
Obtain signatures of approval from:
Controller and VPFA, as needed
4. Route for submission
Route original signed proposal and one copy to SPFR for review and approval. SPFR works with Finance to obtain the final College-authorized signature. Be sure to allow enough time for review. Complex proposals, proposals involving multiple departments or multiple institutions, Requests for Proposals (RFPs), or proposals that include cost sharing may take longer to review.
Routing Proposals for Electronic Submission Route one hard copy of the proposal and complete signed External Routing Form to SPFR six business days before submission. Contact us for a copy of this form.
Grants.gov proposals for NIH and NSF are required to be uploaded two business days before the deadline.
Provide submit access to proposals at least 72 hours before deadline in systems where PI prepares the proposal online, ex. NSF FastLane.
5. Submit to sponsor
Hard copy proposals – SPFR will notify the PI for pickup so department can mail to the sponsor.
Electronic proposals – SPFR will submit to sponsor.