Pre-award Training Series

The Office of Sponsored Projects is excited to announce the introduction of a two-part pre-award training series to assist prospective grant proposers in the proposal development process. Please keep an eye out in campus news for our next training sessions.

Part I: Navigating the Grant Proposal Process at Seattle University

Navigating the Grant Proposal Process at SU Powerpoint Slides

This training will compliment our online grant proposal guide by going into more depth on each step and giving proposers a chance to ask questions.


  • Familiarize prospective proposers with sources to identify grant opportunities
  • Increase awareness of OSP and campus resources along the grant proposal development process
  • Understand the internal requirements, approval process, and deadlines for grant proposals


Part II: Developing a Grant Proposal Budget  

Developing a Grant Proposal Budget Powerpoint slides

This training will dive deep into the proposal development process. What can and should a proposal budget include? What is allowed by the funder and the university?


  • Understand the role of the budget in a grant proposal 
  • Identify budget needs and allowability based on funder requirements
  • Learn university policy and rates regarding salary, fringe, procurement, indirects/administrative fees
  • Faimilarize with university processes for managing components of the budget, if awarded