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1. As soon as you begin your proposal, contact the ORSP Senior Proposal and Compliance Specialist, Ellen Stein, with the following information/documentation: submission and/or receipt deadline date, copy of RFA or website address where the RFA can be found, and a completed ORSP Service Checklist. (Please indicate on the ORSP Service Checklist if you need writing, proposal development or editing assistance.)

2. Contact the ORSP Budget Analyst(s), Victor Arechiga at x 3824 or Dan La at x 6027 to make an appointment for budget development and review, or to submit a preliminary budget.

3. At least 15 working days prior to submission, complete an Approval Form for Externally Funded Contracts and Grants with Budget Analyst. Sign, obtain additional required signatures, and return the Form to the Budget Analyst in ORSP at least 7 working days prior to submission deadline.

4. If ORSP is sending the proposal to the sponsor, submit complete proposal to Ellen Stein 4-6 working days prior to submission deadline (to be determined by ORSP).

If you have questions, contact Ellen Stein at x 3798 or Victor Arechiga at x 3824 or Dan La at x 6027 in ORSP. ORSP is located on the third floor of the Administration Building, rooms 301 and 302 (Telephone: 323-343-5366).