The Office of Research Administration (ORA) appreciates the continued partnership with the UM research community to facilitate and expedite the processing of your externally sponsored applications. UM has implemented two initiatives to facilitate successful collaborations and application submission: the ORA Application Submission Policy and the InfoEd PD NIH Electronic Applications Policy. It is important to prepare a proposal that is well-written and contains all the required information. Follow the funding opportunity guidelines and/or application instructions. We have compiled relevant information to facilitate the development of a compliant proposal.


When anticipating UM subcontracting to another entity, please follow the processes listed on the Subcontracting to Another Entity page.

This page contains F&A rates, Fringe Benefit Rates, and institutional information necessary to complete your proposal.

UM has implemented two initiatives to facilitate successful collaborations and application submission: the ORA Application Submission Policy and the InfoEd PD NIH Electronic Applications Policy. Please visit the Submitting to ORA page to learn more about these policies.

If your proposal involves clinical research, there are specific policies related to preparing a proposal. Please visit this section to learn more.

Every Principal Investigator (PI) at the University of Miami is required to complete, route and obtain institutional approval before submitting a proposal to an agency. Please use the PCRF-L or PCRF-S to obtain this approval. Please use the Decision Matrix to determine which form to use or visit the forms page for additional details.

This document highlights pre-award best practices and upcoming changes concerning InfoEd Proposal Development.

NIH Policies

This page contains addresses for the Cognizant Government Audit Office and the Florida State Clearing House.

Many federal and non-federal sponsoring agencies implement electronic systems for submitting proposals or performing administrative tasks.

The Pre-Award Office has developed this workflow sheet to assist when routing documents for approval.

This section contains links to additional resources.

Application Submission Policy, NIH Subaccounting & Critical Issues regarding Close-outs