OGSP Procedures and Resources
Grant Proposal Submission Process
All grant proposals at WSU go through a submission process to ensure that all relevant WSU departments know about the proposal and that all proposals comply with WSU and funder policies and procedures. Click on the link below for a proposal flowchart.
To be able to search on a grant search service like SPIN, or to look up opportunities on Grants.gov, you will need to know the CFDA number of the type of research you are interested in. Click here for a CFDA Subject Index.
An OGSP Research Administration Mini-Lexicon
|CFDA||Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance|
|COA||Conflict of Interest|
|IACUC||Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee|
|IHE||Institutions of Higher Education|
|IRB||Institutional Review Board (for Human Subjects)|
|MOU||Memorandum of Understanding|
|NIH||National Institutes of Health|
|NSF||National Science Foundation|
|PUI||Primarily Undergraduate Institutions|
|RFP||Request for Proposal|
Most forms related to the Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs are now available on Odyssey in the WSU web portal. Log in to the WSU web portal, and go to the Employee Resource tab. Under Odyssey, click on "Academic Affairs" and when the Group Files window opens, click on "Grants/Sponsored Programs" under Academic Affairs.
Information about the Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs is available on the Faculty tab in the WSU web portal. Alternatively, click on the link below for a handout explaining what the role of the Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs is:
To receive information and grant opportunities specific to your interests, please complete the following survey and return it to the Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs. The survey is in MS Word format. You may complete the form electronically and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Below is Westfield State University's Policy on Grants from Off-campus Sources: