Pre-Award Support Center
The Pre-Award staff strives to meet proposal requirements and deadlines with quality presentations. Our focus is on budget preparation and coordination with Sponsored Programs as well as solicitation reviews, preparation of application packages, timely processing of applications, and sponsor requested budget revisions.
Contact us for more information:
- Cathy Smith, Manager, (970) 491-5914, B204A
- Valorie LeFebre, Asst. Manager, (970) 491-6628, B204
- Liza Hunn, Asst. Manager, (970) 491-7426, B204
- Jordan Foster, Admin. Asst., (970) 491-0833
Pre-Award combined email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please use the Proposal Notification Form for upcoming new and resubmit proposals.
- All documents for fellowship applications are due in the Pre-Award Office 48 working hours before the sponsor deadline.
- Pre-Award Policies
For guidance on proposal submission processes, see the Pre-Award Proposal Submission Flowchart.
Kuali Research (Proposal Development):
- CSU Sponsored Programs
- Contact Information, PI Manual, Commonly Requested Information, PBS, Policies, and more
- Funding Opportunities - including restricted program announcements and SMARTS, an electronic matching and funding opportunity notification system.
- Conflict of Interest (use eID login; column on the right)
- CSU Policy: Cost Sharing on Sponsored Projects
- Kuali Financial System
- RICRO: Research and Scholarly Ethics - RCR Training and Certification
- Federal Sponsor Agencies
- DOD - US Department of Defense - Broad Agency Announcements (BAA)
- DOE - US Department of Energy
- DHS - US Department of Homeland Security - FEMA
- EPA - Environmental Protection Agency
- NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration - NSPIRES
- NIH - National Institutes of Health (links & pre-award templates)
- NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
- NSF - National Science Foundation (links & pre-award templates)
- USDA - US Department of Agriculture