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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

RESEARCH PROPOSALGRANT APPLICATION

FULL PROPOSALS ARE DUE ELECTRONICALLYFRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 2021

If you have any questions, please contact Gail Podenski at gpodenski@mnwheat.com

THE MINNESOTA WHEAT COUNCIL 2021REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL TIMELINE

September 1, 2020 – Email requesting pre-proposals sent out.

September 5 through November 16, 2019:
• Optional opportunities to meet with small group of growers to discuss research ideas.  Contact Missy Carlson at 952-738-2000 (mcarlson@mnwheat.com) or Charlie Vogel at 218-253-4311 ext. 1 (cvogel@mnwheat.com)

12:00 p.m. November 20, 2020:
• Electronic copies of pre-proposals are due to the Minnesota Wheat Council Send to (gpodenski@mnwheat.com and cvogel@mnwheat.com).

December 20, 2020 (date to be determined):
• Researchers present pre-proposal to MN Wheat Research Committee 
• MN Wheat Research Committee reviews pre-proposals and prioritizes them, then calls for full proposals from top ranking pre-proposals.

December 2020
Researchers notified to submit full proposal (date to be determined).

January 15, 2021
Full proposals are due electronically, send to (gpodenski@mnwheat.com and cvogel@mnwheat.com)

January 2021
Research Committee reviews full proposals and recommends funding to MN Wheat Council Board (date to be determined).

January 2021
MN Wheat Council acts on committee recommendations at their board meeting (date to be determined).

January 29, 2021
PI’s and researchers notified of MN Wheat Council funding decisions.

Note: Pre-proposals are different from a full proposal, in that the pre-proposal does not require being processed through university/organization sponsored programs, or granting/budgeting. If a full proposal is requested of the project after a presentation has been made to the Research Committee, then the normal channels for a proposal must be gone through.