The University of Toledo Research Enterprise

Getting Started with a Proposal

  • Contact a grants coordinator in Research and Sponsored Programs (RSP) of your intention to submit a proposal.
              Main Campus Health Science Campus
              Robin Lanz
Grants Coordinator, Main Campus
Kourtney Phillips
Grants Coordinator II, HSC
              Linda Solarek
Grants Coordintaor, Main Campus

 Angela Rossbach
Grants Coordinator I, HSC


For large proposals involving multiple subcontracts,
contact Dr. Rick Francis, Director, Research & Sponsored Programs, 419.383.4238.

  • Download and review the sponsor's program announcement and guidelines
  • Determine co-investigators, external collaborators and consultants
  • Contact prospective collaborators for subcontract documents. RSP will need
    • a detailed budget and budget justification
    • a statement of work
    • a letter of commitment from your collaborator's authorizing official
    • other subcontract documents as required by the sponsor guidelines
  • Develop budget on internal template (Main Campus or HSC) and e-mail to your RSP grants coordinator for review
  • Download and complete the Sponsor's application forms. Most federal application packages are available from
  • Complete the CITI training at URL
  • Complete the financial conflict of interest disclosure at URL
  • Download and complete internal form
  • RSP requires a complete package five (5) working days prior to the sponsor deadline. This complete package consists of
    • internal forms, including budget
    • sponsor application forms (including all proposal text files)
    • any applicable subcontract documents (consortium agreement, letter of collaboration, statement of work, official budget)
Last Updated: 6/26/15