ME Grant Coordinator support includes:

Proposal/Pre-Award (Platinum Sheet through awarded contract/grant)

  • Preparation of a proposal submission timeline
  • Review sponsor and program guidelines for budget, format, and other requirements
  • Assist with budget and budget justification preparation and review
  • Assistance in retrieving required institutional documents for proposal submission
  • Initiating GoldSheets
  • Initiating and assistance in entering budgets and uploading budget justifications into Cayuse ( and NSF FastLane
  • Communication assistance with subcontractors involved in proposal submissions
  • Communication link with OSPA for questions or concerns regarding proposal submission

Award/Post-Award (account number assignment through account closing)

  • Assist with Award budget preparation and review
  • Communication link with OSPA, OIPTT, and SPA for award and post-award issues
  • Provide account management support
  • Assist with extensions of time, rebudgeting and supplemental funds requests
  • Assist in accessing and interpreting eData reports
  • Communicate with Sponsored Program Accounting

Budget Information and Forms

Institutional Documents & Information

Submission Timeline:

Submit Platinum Sheet to College of Engineering – 15 business days before due date

Send Budget, Budget Justification, and Program
Guidelines to the Grant Coordinator for Review – 10 business days before due date

Initiate the GoldSheet 6 full business days before due date

GoldSheet due in OSPA – 4 full business days before due date

Submission Information:

Contact Information

Patti Thrasher
Patti Thrasher
2025A Black Engr
Ames, IA 50011
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