Grant Development Steps


STEP 1 Have an idea for a project and find a grant to fund it.

STEP 2 Complete the Pre-Proposal Short Form for grants $100,000 or less


Complete the Pre-Proposal Concept Form for grants $100,001 or more

STEP 3 The Pre-Proposal Approval Routing approved by immediate supervisor, Dean, Vice President.

STEP 4 Refine project design and begin writing full proposal with input of all grant participants.

STEP 5 Write the grant proposal if you receive authorization to do so.

STEP 6 The grant proposal undergoes review:

  • Human Resources reviews hiring procedures, job descriptions and salary
  • The grants accountant reviews the budget, sustainability, in-kind, and match
  • The grants office reviews the entire proposal
  • Your supervisor reviews the entire proposal
  • After the review, make any necessary changes to the application

President Muse signs the completed application.

Submit the completed proposal to the funding entity.