The first step is to contact your Institute Director (ID), Associate ID, and District Coordinator (if applicable) and Ann Smith regarding your intended application as soon as possible. In your email include the following information:
Most of this information will be in the funding solicitation, so read carefully. Approval by MSU Extension leadership is required prior to submission of a grant application.
Watch this short video and print out the accompanying PDF to gain understand of deadlines you need to immediately be aware of.
This five-minute video by Bill Humphreys, research Coordinator with College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, provides a wonderful overview of terminology.
The KC budget training will better prepare you for using the budget templates available to apply for funding. If you would like a conceptual overview that defines Facilities and Administrative (F & A) Costs or if you are looking for understanding why F & A costs are charged to grants to support the university’s infrastructure, watch this five-minute video prepared by the MSU AgBioResearch Office of Research Support: