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The RFP Lifecycle consists of the following stages:

  • Submission of a Statement of Intent (SOI) to be reviewed
  • Emails are sent stating that applicants should submit proposals if SOI was accepted
  • Applicants submit a proposal for review
  • After proposal reviews, applicants will receive an acceptance or rejection email
  • Add details to project page on ScienceBase 
  • Complete Data Management Plan (DMP)

Navigating the RFPManager System

  • Find the funding opportunity that you plan to apply for in the Open Funding Opportunities list and click on it

  • This takes you to the Funding Opportunity details page

  • Read the details of the Funding Opportunity and if you want to register for it, click the blue Registration button

  • Read the instructions on the page to complete the registration process
    • Note: Contact Information may populate with your information if you have AD credentials

  • Be sure to click on Complete/Edit Registration (a small gray button in the bottom left of the Contact Information box) to make changes to your contact information and to complete additional information that is required with your registration. Always complete this step as there may be a series of questions that are part of your registration! 

  • To cancel your registration, click on Cancel This Registration (This step cannot be undone).

  • Once finished with the submission process, simply close this page or use the Exit button.
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