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1.1 Introduction

Funders make awards carefully, using exacting criteria to select the very best proposals. Your work to develop a successful proposal lays a solid foundation for the project to fulfill its promise. Staff in Grants, Foundation and Corporate Relations (GFCR) and Business Services stand ready to assist as you lead this project and manage the funds awarded. Our aims are to ensure that the project is successful and to increase the likelihood that Macalester will receive future support from the funder of your project.

This guide sets forth the responsibilities of Principal Investigators (PI) and Project Directors (PD) at Macalester. It also outlines common administrative procedures Principal Investigators and Project Directors will complete.

Proposal Development and Submission

Award Notification and Set-Up

Project Management

Grant Closeout


Guide version date: August 2014