Steps to Submitting Grants.Gov Proposals

Grants.Gov Website HELPDESK (800) 518-4726

  1. In order to submit a proposal using Workspace, you will need to register by creating an account. Instructions on creating an account can be found here. Please follow the steps in Grant.Gov Registration page.
  2. Once logged in, find the opportunity you are applying to under “Search Grants”.
  3. Click “Apply” and then enter your Application ID (PI last name_LSU Proposal number) and click “Create Workspace”.
  4. Complete the Workspace application online. Save changes to your application as you go. For assistance, see OSP’s Workspace presentation.
  5. Route your proposal in LSU’s Sponsored Programs System (SPS).
  6. Once OSP has completed the required review of your proposal in SPS, an OSP Specialist will contact you to coordinate submission of the application to

You can search grants in Grants.Gov.

Here is Grants.Gov training page.  

Below are samples of SF 424 forms filled out with LSU's information:

Guidance on developing your NIH budget can be found in NIH website.