Grant proposals are a first step in negotiating a contract between a funder and the University. As such, institutional review is required for a majority of grant submissions.
The Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) requires pre-approval for grants submitted to domestic and foreign governments. Contact Kathy Thatcher a minimum of three weeks before your grant deadline to initiate the federal grants application process
UT Austin’s Development Office (UDO) monitors our relationship with nonprofit and foundation sponsors. If you are considering contacting a foundation or other non-governmental sponsor, contact Melanie Morgan to secure UDO approval. Most non-governmental grant proposals will also require review by OSP.
Please see our Grant Submission Timeline for more information.
Liberal Arts Grants Services has prepared a number of tools to help faculty and graduate students with their grant proposals: