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FY 2022 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

PRE-PROPOSALS ARE DUE ELECTRONICALLYFRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2021

If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Carlson at mcarlson@mnwheat.com

THE MINNESOTA WHEAT COUNCIL FY 2022REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL TIMELINE

September 8, 2021 – Email requesting pre-proposals sent out.

September through November 15, 2021:
• Optional opportunities to meet with small group of growers to discuss research ideas.  Contact Melissa Carlson at 952-738-2000 (mcarlson@mnwheat.com)

12:00 p.m. November 19, 2021:
• Electronic copies of pre-proposals are due to the Minnesota Wheat Council. Send to mcarlson@mnwheat.com

December 8, 2021, afternoon

• Researchers present pre-proposal to MN Wheat Research Committee in Grand Forks, ND
• MN Wheat Research Committee reviews pre-proposals and prioritizes them, then calls for full proposals from top ranking pre-proposals.

December 15, 2021
Researchers notified to submit full proposal.

January 15, 2021
Full proposals are due electronically, send to mcarlson@mnwheat.com

January 2022
Research Committee reviews full proposals and recommends funding to MN Wheat Council Board (date to be determined).

January 2022
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.