CHaSS Proposal Development Support (PDS)

In order to reduce PI’s time spent on proposal logistics for external funding applications, we assist researchers with timeline construction, solicitation compliance, component planning and formatting, budget preparations, USU and sponsor agency form preparation, and proofreading.

Proposal Development Support Request Form


Our team can help CHaSS Faculty Researchers with:

  • Kuali setup, submission, and routing follow-up
  • Budget consultation
    • Accurate estimates for Travel, Software, Indirect Costs (F&A), Salaries, Benefits, & more
    • Kuali Proposal Budget Input
  • Liaison with Sponsored Programs Office for Award Submission
    • Creation of Required Internal forms
      • F&A waivers or partial waivers
      • Cost-share commitments
      • Consultant Confirmatory Letters
    • General Proposal Document Assistance
      • Signature routing
      • Information Tracking (DUNS #, resources, contacts)
      • Form creation and compliance
      • Submission portal navigation (NSF, NEH, NIH, etc.)
      • Funding source specific documents
    • Review proposals for RFP compliance
    • Review proposals for USU policy compliance


CHaSS Grant Proposal Development Support Specialist