The Principal Investigator (PI) or Project Lead is responsible for the proper technical conduct of the project or program; compliance with the terms and conditions of the agreed-upon terms of the research or project; management of funds within the approved budget; and administration of the project according to the agreement or contract and award guidelines.
If you plan to write a grant proposal, please contact your grant officer:
Government Grants and Contracts:
Private Corporate & Foundation-related Grants:
They will assist in the project and proposal development, and can assist with identifying potential funding sources.
Plan your project and write your proposal well in advance of funder's deadlines. Follow the funder's guidelines. Remember, your grant officers will review and edit your proposal in accordance with funder guidelines. Your grant officer will also serve as the Authorized University Official when it comes time to sign off on and submit grant proposals, contracts and agreements.
The Office of Research contains links to Pacific's Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) information if your research involves either human or animal subjects.