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Electronic Grant Applications Resources

This page is a resource for finding and applying for external funding that requires electronic submission. Look for the most current information about how sponsors are moving to electronic systems, how EGMS will integrate with the federal electronic system, how these processes will work at the U of M, and more.

How to Apply
Forms and Tools
Training and Support
Frequently Asked Questions
Sponsor Resources and Guides

How to apply

General guidelines for submission of electronic proposals (12/9/14)









Using Other Electronic Systems

Forms and Tools


Frequently asked questions


Training and support

View the schedule or register for all training opportunities related to electronic grant application resources (NIH and training presentations, EGMS/ user labs, xTrain and eSNAP labs and presentations).

SPA class descriptions

SPA class descriptions

SPA class schedule

SPA class schedule lab schedule lab schedule

SPA class handouts

Error-free NIH package, Spring 2011

SPA classes associated PowerPoint presentations

Fall 2014

ASSIST Application Submission System & Interface for Submission Tracking

Clinical Trials and SPA
Export Controls

F&A Rates, all you ever wanted to know and MORE…

Get to know EGMS

MyNCBI, What is it and Why Should I Care?

How to read a NOGA

Pre-Award, Is it in your award future?

The PRF is your Friend

RPPR for NonSNAP Awards

What is SFR and its Role with my Sponsored Award?

Small Business Plans, kind of like plotting a day of shopping at the Mall of America

Un-Funded Research Agreements (UFRA)


  • Electronic Grants Applications Helpline:
    Contact your Grant Administrator

  • EGMS Helpline:
    612.624.1600 or
Sponsor resources and guides

NIH guide
NSF guide for Proposals
NSF Grant Proposal Guide
HRSA guide
EPA guide
Dept. of Defense's Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP)
Dept. of Education
Dept. of Energy
Dept. of Justice
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
USDA Electronic Application Information ( Application Guide)

  Non Federal

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
American Heart Association
Minnesota Medical Foundation
March of Dimes
American Diabetes Association
American Cancer Society
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Proposal Central (Database sponsors)

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