Pre-Award and Proposal Development Services | Templates

University of Minnesota Medical School

The Pre-Award and Proposal Development Services team located in the Medical School Dean's Office, Office of Research, is dedicated to supporting UMN Medical School (MS) faculty and staff with the development and submission of quality grant applications that are compliant with both the sponsor and university requirements. We aim to provide a core set of services to the MS research community and prioritize requests from under-resourced departments, centers, institutes, and programs within both the Twin Cities and Duluth campuses, as well as faculty with dual UMN and VA appointments. The following templates were developed by a talented committee of volunteer pre-award Grants and Contracts Professionals from various departments in the MS. These templates are intended to provide consistency and can be used by pre-award teams across the MS.


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Budget Templates

See Timeline section below for budget justification link

Data Management and Sharing

The NIH’s new Data Management Sharing Policy (DMSP) requirements went into effect January 25, 2023 and apply to any research grant application that will generate scientific data as defined by the NIH. There are budgeting and DMSP guides within the NIH’s website.  
The University Library System has also outlined resources for investigators including: 
NIH Data Management and Sharing Plan Summary was presented to Medical School Grant Coordinators on January 18, 2023 by Stacy Valenzuela & Joe Hexum in Pediatrics and Hang McLaughlin in Surgery. The target audience for this presentation are Grant Coordinators. 
  • You may need to request access to view the slide deck.


Large Institution
Community or Foreign Institution
See Communication section above for:
"Outgoing subaward request email to community partner"