REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
RESEARCH PROPOSALGRANT APPLICATION
PRE-PROPOSALS ARE DUE ELECTRONICALLYFRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2020
THE MINNESOTA WHEAT COUNCIL 2021REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL TIMELINE
September 1, 2020 – Email requesting pre-proposals sent out.
September 5 through November 16, 2020:
• Optional opportunities to meet with small group of growers to discuss research ideas. Contact Melissa Carlson at 952-738-2000 (email@example.com)
December 16, 2020
• 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.
Researchers notified to submit full proposal (date to be determined).
January 14, 2021
Full proposals are due electronically, send to firstname.lastname@example.org
January 21, 2021
Research Committee reviews full proposals and recommends funding to MN Wheat Council Board (date to be determined).
January 28, 2021
MN Wheat Council acts on committee recommendations at their board meeting (date to be determined).
January 31, 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.