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All of the forms that are referred to and provided to you through the Life Cycle links are also provided here. The forms are organized by the stages in the Life Cycle. Please let any of the ORCA staff know if you have any questions or concerns!

Developing Your Ideas

CU Denver Office of Research

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research oversees all research functions of UC Denver including research development, grants and contracts, regulatory compliance and laboratory animal resources.

Office of Research Development and Education (ORDE)

ORDE can help you search for research sponsors, interpret agency guidelines, find new investigator funding opportunities, receive automatic funding notices in your research areas, gain insider knowledge on proposal development through their Faculty Seminar Series, and help you demystify the external funding process through their many resources.

Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute

This website is the CCTSI's portal for communication and collaboration tools, designed to help in the navigation of many clinical and translational research and educational resources available through the CCTSI.

Submitting a Proposal

Budget Spreadsheet

Use this template to create your proposed budget.

Sample Budget Justification

Helpful in the development of a well-written budget justification.

Sample Scope of Work and Budget Justification

Useful description of what Scope of Work and Budget Justification should look like.

NIH Biosketch Template

A template for what the National Institutes of Health requires in a Biographical Sketch. Required to be used after 05/25/2015.

NIH Facilities and Resources Template

NIH template for Facilities and Resources. Note the specific instructions given.

NIH Equipment Template

Template for listing the most important equipment available to your project.

NIH Human Subjects Requirements

NIH-specific requirements regarding the use of human subjects in a research project. Detailed descriptions are given about the 6 scenarios related to human subjects in a project proposal, as well as instructions for preparing the section on protection of human subjects.

NIH Targeted/Planned Enrollment Table

Template for recording the sex/gender, ethnic category, racial category, and number of all subjects involved in your project.

NIH F31 Fellowship Biosketch Template

Fellowship-specific template for an NIH Biographical Sketch.

NIH Fellowship Cover Letter Template

Helpful template for crafting an NIH Fellowship cover letter.

NIH Sample Multiple PI Leadership Plans

Details 3 examples of project leadership plans for multiple PI grant applications.

NSF Biosketch Template

A template for what the National Science Foundation requires in a Biographical Sketch.

NSF Facilities and Other Resources Template

NSF template for filling out the Facilities and Other Resources section of your proposal. Note the specific instructions given.

NSF Current and Pending Support Template

Template for the Current and Pending Support section of your proposal. Examples of standard and appropriate responses are in blue.

NSF Sample Data Management Plan

Detailed instructions for the Data Management Plan, including everything that should be listed in each of the 5 sections.

NSF Sample Post Doctoral Mentoring Plan

A helpful explanation of what is to be included in a Post-Doctoral Mentoring Plan, as well as a template to help you prepare your plan.

Grant Submission Information Form

Please complete this form prior to sending routing materials. This will provide the necessary details for completing the electronic routing form.

CLAS Effort Policy

The CLAS Effort Policy provides essential details for minimum effort required on sponsored projects as well as course buyout rates.

NSF Collaborators and Other Affiliations Template

This is a required template for all NSF submissions. This is current as of 05/01/2017.

Budget Spreadsheet with No Indirects

Use this spreadsheet when your sponsor has a clear, published, and consistently applied policy of not paying indirect costs.

Waiting for the Decision

NIH Other Support

Format and samples of what NIH is looking for in the Other Support section of your proposal.

Award Document Waiver Request

For departmental use when monies in the form of a check are received for deposit from a sponsoring agency and no award document(s) will be received.

Pre-Award Speedtype Request

For administrative use in establishing a UCD project before the receipt of the sponsored award document for a new or competing continuation award.

Subcontract Request Form

This form should be used for subcontracts for new or competing continuation projects. For multiple subcontracts funded by the same award, complete one form for each subcontract being requested.

Indirect Cost Waiver

Facilities and Administrative Cost Variance Request form.

Fiscal Policy 4-4 Indirect Cost Recovery and Return

Fiscal Policy for facilities and administrative costs, the purpose of which is to establish UC Denver's guidelines for the acquisition and use of facilities and administrative cost recovery.

Quick Reference for Sponsored Project Expenditures

A list providing guidance on whether a particular type of cost, if reasonable and necessary for the performance of the agreement, is treated as a direct cost of sponsored projects and under what circumstances it may be treated differently.

Office of Grants and Contracts Subcontract Checklist

Subcontract Checklist

Details the six steps of the subcontracting process.

Award Management

Pre-Award Speedtype Request

For administrative use in establishing a UCD project before the receipt of the sponsored award document for a new or competing continuation award.

Subcontract Request Form

This form should be used for subcontracts for new or competing continuation projects. For multiple subcontracts funded by the same award, complete one form for each subcontract being requested.

Award without Award Notice Procedure

This policy goes over UCD guidelines for the establishment of a sponsored project in OGC prior to the receipt of the award document from the sponsoring agency.

Consultant Scope of Work Form

This form is used to describe the proposed services and compensation of an independent contractor, whether an individual or a sole proprietor operating under a social security number.

CU Denver Policy on F&A Return Distribution

This policy lays out principles for the distribution of university funds to support faculty research and scholarly/creative activities.

Expense Appropriateness Checklist (A-21)

This form is divided into five types of costs that are generally charged to the sponsor via the F&A rates, but under unusual circumstances, can be approved to be included as a direct charge.

Financial Statement Review

A step-by-step guide on how to read the Revenue and Expense Statement Summary Report.

Fiscal Policy for Direct Charges to Federally Sponsored Projects

Details the responsibility of UC Denver in filing a disclosure statement with the DHHS which describes its accounting practices, policies and procedures for assigning costs to federally sponsored projects, and attests to the consistency of those practices.

HIPPA Policy

This notice tells you how your protected health information may be used and disclosed.

Subcontract Checklist

Details the six steps of the subcontracting process.

Subrecipient Agreement Information

Information intended to assist those who work with Grants and Contracts to set up collaborative relationships with agencies external to UCD under a sponsored award.

Time and Effort Reporting Guide

A step-by-step guide focusing on how to find, review, and certify your ePER online.

Closeout

Record Retention

Details and discusses grants and research records.

Announcements

  • CLAS Dissemination and CRISP Grant applications

    The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) has announced the 2017 - 2018 dissemination grant applications deadlines.  The due dates are 10/13/2017 and 03/02/2018. Dissemination Grants support  faculty to engage in activities that promote their research and creative work and enhance the profile of the College and University. A critical feature of a productive research program is the ability to disseminate findings and engage in scholarly discourse with colleagues around the world to inform future research activities, develop productive research collaborations, and support new grant applications. Please follow the link above more details.

    The CLAS Research Innovation Seed Program (CRISP) 2017 - 18 due date is 03/02/2018.  The CRISP program is designated specifically to promote innovative research and creative activities and encourage the submission of applications for externally funded research. CRISP funds are intended to provide seed money to fund studies used in grant proposals and to facilitate research and creative activities that could not be completed successfully with currently available resources. Applications are accepted each spring.  Please follow the link above for details about how to apply.  

  • The CLAS Office of Research and Creative Activities phone numbers have changed! Please see below for an updated list of our phone numbers.

    Dr. Laura Argys:  (303) 315-7011

    Carol Achziger: (303) 315-7019

    Elizabeth Nylander: (303) 315-7018