Most agency proposals must be submitted through Pre-award.

Contact Pre-award at least 15 business days before the proposal deadline using the Proposal Information Portal Worksheet.
Calculate your processing deadlines to ensure you receive all services possible from pre-award.
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Ag and Vet Pre-Award supports our colleges in proposal development through the following services.  Dawn Parks partners with Pre-award to ensure that your proposal meets all the RFA/RFP requirements.

To receive all the pre-award benefits below, you MUST register 15 business days before the deadline. Pre-Award specialists provide the following services in the support of PIs:

  • Review sponsor guidelines, identify key requirements
  • Assist with budget preparation, related documentation and proposal submission forms
  • Prepare required sponsor administrative forms
  • Ensure that all Purdue information included within the proposal is accurate and complete
  • Contact and collaborate with partner institutions to secure all necessary subcontract documentation
  • Assure all regulatory requirements and export control issues are identified
  • Review the final proposal package to ensure all administrative requirements have been met
  • Obtain academic approvals and provide institutional approval for the proposal
  • Complete the final submission package, upload final documents and forms, and submit to the sponsor 
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