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Electronic Resources

  • American Cancer Society
  • American Heart Association
    • Electronic Application Submission : The Principal Investigator must get institutional approval through the PTF process before submitting an application electronically, OSP is responsible for electronically submitting all proposals on behalf of the Principal Investigator / University unless otherwise noted.
  • American Lung Association
  • Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation
  • Community of Science (COS): Searchable database that allows users to search the world's most comprehensive funding resource, with more than 22,000 records representing nearly 400,000 opportunities, worth over $33 billion.  Sponsors include private foundations, public agencies, national and local governments, corporations, etc.  Monies available for work in all disciplines physical sciences, social sciences, life sciences, health & medicine, arts & humanities. Funding for many purposes, such as research, collaborations, travel, curriculum development, conferences, fellowships, postdoctoral positions, equipment acquisitions, capital or operating expenses.  Updated daily, all information verified with sponsor, edited for consistency and optimized for accurate searching.
  • Community of Science (COS) - Registration Page : Register your profile here to begin searching COS.
  • Department of Defense
    • Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs : The Principal Investigator registers on the website, enters the required information, uploads the proposal files and indicates when the information and files are final The proposal is now ready for the Contract Representative (authorized institutional official or designated representative) to review. The authorized institutional official must review and approve the proposal submission before the Department of Defense can accept or review the proposal.
  • Department of Education
    • e-Grants : Personnel in Sponsored Programs office serves as the Application Manager. Therefore, the Grants and Contracts Officer must be the first person to register and create an application. The Application Manager/Grants and Contracts Officer submits the application on behalf of the authorized institutional official. Please notify the contracting officer with the specific Application Package Title and CFDA # of the program to which you wish to apply.
  • Department of Energy (DOE)
    • e-Center : The e-Center provides access to the Industry Interactive Procurement System (IIPS). Only the authorized institutional official needs to register. The Principal Investigator/Departmental Administrator supplies the required proposal files to the Office of Sponsored Programs along with the DOE solicitation. The DOE solicitation specifies the number of required files and the order in which the files should be uploaded. The OSP must upload and submit the files.
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
  • Grants.Gov : allows organizations to electronically find and apply for more than $400 billion in Federal grants. is THE single access point for over 1000 grant programs offered by all Federal grant-making agencies. The US Department of Health and Human Services is proud to be the managing partner for, an initiative that is having an unparalleled impact on the grant community.
  • Grants Gov. Submission Instructions
  • NASA  
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
    • FastLane is an interactive real-time system used to conduct NSF business over the Internet. The Principal Investigator/Departmental Administrator/Grant Writer prepares proposal. Office of Sponsored Programs reviews and submits proposal on behalf of the Principal Investigator and the University.
    • NSF Fastlane Instructions
    • NSF Proposal 2011 Guide


  • Research & Management Systems Proposal 

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