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Grants (Pre/Post)

Browse grant and contract information below. If you have any questions, please contact your unit grant administrator.
What process should I expect in working on a proposal (pre-award) with a unit grant administrator?

When do I consider an award a sponsored project and go through ORSO?

If WSU is a subcontractor on a grant, what questions should I ask my counterpart at the lead institution so that I can get my subcontract?

  • Please ask your counterpart at the lead institution to get in contact with their central grants office to let them know a subcontract is needed.
  • You can put your grant administrator in contact with their grant administrator to find out what information they need from us and what forms they require us to fill out. Usually we need a budget, scope of work, and a subcontract initiation form filled in.
  • Please notify your unit grant administrator that you are going to submit a subcontract. Being a Subcontractor on a Proposal (.pdf) provides additional information about the process you should expect.

How do I get a subaccount from multidisciplinary grant that I am not the lead PI?

Work with your unit grants administrator. They can contact the grant administrator of the main PI to either get the subaccount set up at the award stage, or get the RCAR started to set the account up.

When I am dealing with industry, when do I need to start the eREX process?

As soon as you begin to develop a budget and scope of work/work plan, involve your unit grants administrator. They will help you correctly calculate F&A, and prepare the eREX at the appropriate time.


  • ORSO Rush policy is now in effect. eREX is due to ORSO three (3) days prior to the agency deadline and to CAHNRS Grants five (5) days prior to agency deadline. If deadline is missed,…

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Cindy Armstrong
Finance Budget Manager, CSANR

CSANR Backup

Jean Canonica
Fiscal Analyst 2 (Grant & Contract Specialist)
Brooke Saari
Program Coordinator

Mount Vernon

Todd Landwert
Fiscal Officer/Management Analyst


Jean Canonica
Fiscal Analyst 2 (Grant & Contract Specialist)


Georgine Yorgey
Associate Director, CSANR