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Grant Process

Grant Proposal Process

The Grant Process – From Start to Finish.

The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) is here to help you navigate the grant process step by step. From a project’s initiation to its closeout, the OSP works alongside you to help you attain your goals.

See below for our step-by-step guidelines for each phase of the grant proposal process.


Step 1: Contact the Office of Sponsored Programs

Once you have an approved project in mind, contact us at (434) 582-2902 or grants@liberty.edu. We will work with you to help develop and perfect your idea. We will also help you find funding opportunities, work on your proposal, and submit your proposal to the sponsor.

Develop Your Project Idea

Identify Funding Opportunities

Whether you already have a funding opportunity or aren’t sure where to start looking, we can help. Contact us for assistance in your search for funding opportunities.

Liberty Funding

Liberty University provides several funding opportunities through the Center for Academic Development (CAD) and the Center for Research & Scholarships (CRS).

External Funding

Federal and foundation grants include a wide range of funding opportunities. These are offered through government aid as well as corporate and private funding.

Step 2: Prepare & Submit Your Grant Proposal

Next, you’ll prepare a proposal package for submission.

Write Your Proposal

Grant Writing Tips

Submit Your Proposal

Step 3: Manage & Close Out Your Project

Congratulations, your proposal has been submitted! Now, all that’s left is to negotiate terms and conditions and finalize any remaining funding reports. We’ll work with you to make sure your funding goes through and your project is closed out according to policy.

Negotiate Terms & Conditions

Manage Your Finances

Close Out Your Project

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