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Faculty & Staff

Grants Development & Special Projects

Proposal Development Checklist

  • Start early, follow directions, and all guidelines
  • Consult with program head, academic dean, and vice president about proposal idea
  • Meet with the Director of Grants Development and Special Projects
  • Develop a workplan and timelines with the Director of Grants Development and Special Projects
  • Write, edit, and rewrite the proposal
  • Have someone else proofread proposal for errors
  • Keep program head, academic dean, vice president, and Grants Development and Special Projects office regularly informed of progress
  • Work with the Director of Grants Development and Special Projects in preparing the Grant Proposal Approval Form (PDF) (DOCX), getting signatures, and meeting deadlines for proposal submission prior to submitting the application
  • Construct a budget that conforms to agency and College guidelines
  • Write letters of support if appropriate or required
  • Consult with Human Resources if proposal requires personnel expenditures and fringe benefits or release time
  • Consult with IET if proposal requires computer or software expenditures
  • Consult with Facilities Management if proposal requires a need for physical space or building expenditures
  • Consult with Division Vice President and Vice President of Financial and Administrative Services if release time is required
  • Discuss issues of matching funds with Director of Grants Development and Special Projects
  • Finalize proposal and budget

Contact Us

Grants Development Office
Location: Fishburn Hall F204
Phone: 540-857-6372

Address:
3093 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015