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Letters of Intent

Letters of Intent

The CORE Grants program is paperless. All letters of intent (LOI) and applications are submitted through ProposalCentral, our electronic submission site.

If you are a new user of ProposalCentral, follow the “Register” link and complete the registration process. After you register, complete your Professional Profile (green tab second from left) before starting the application process.

Applicants who are not eligible for an award and/or do not follow instructions for preparing an application, may be administratively withdrawn.

Letters of Intent

LOI must be submitted online via ProposalCentral by December 15, 2023 at 11:59 PM EST. An LOI is required to submit a full application to a CORE Grants mechanism. You will not be penalized for submitting an LOI and then deciding not to submit a full application.

The LOI includes the following:

a. Project Title

b. PI contact information and education

c. Institution (must have a current profile for the PI to link to)

d. Whether the project is a resubmission (If yes, note date of previous submission)

e. Other sources of funding (If applicable, other sources should be listed)

f. Total award amount requested

g. Start date and end date

h. Project Summary/Abstract (2,000 characters max. including spaces. Text only; no special characters or formatting).

i. Selected ‘Focus Area’ from key words provided (can select multiple key words)

j. Selected ‘Discipline’ from key words provided (can select multiple key words)

k. Selected ‘Topic Area’ from key words provided (can select multiple key words)

If you have multiple unique projects, you may submit to more than one mechanism. If you submit more than one application, please establish in each application that you will have the time to devote to multiple projects should they all receive funding.


Please email [email protected] for assistance.

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