The first step in the process of applying for funds is to complete a Proposal form online.

To read more about the Processs of applying for Funds and the life cycle of a project, download the Application for funding guide.

A lot of information is required for a proposal. Most researchers like to print out a Word copy of the Project Proposal and complete it offline first.

The sections within a Project Proposal are as follows:

Section 1: Identification of the Project – Short Title, Full Title, Pork or Cattle and Small Stock, Component and Outcome number, planned start date, length of the project and so forth.

Section 2: Personnel and Team Members – Here you need to enter the ID of the Primary Researcher and all the details about the Secondary Researcher and all the team members, whether they are Researchers or Other team members.

Section 3: Project Motivation – The aims of the project, methodology and your approach will all be part of this section.

Section 4: Financials – Here information about the estimated costs of the project need to be available here, based on each year, estimated income and so forth. Information about other donations, grants or funding obtained for the project.

Section 5: IP – Is there Intellectual Property on this project? You will need to enter more detail on this.

Download a copy of the most up-to-date Project Proposal Form.

Download a copy of the Proposal Guidelines for Authors.

If you are ready and wish to complete the Proposal Form, go to this page, the next step in the Process.