Division of Biology and Medicine
BioMed Research Administration

Agency Guidance

Our guidance forms are helpful tools for best practices and reference points for your research needs.




Rate: Brown F&A Rate Agreement 
Major Proposal Submissions Tip Sheet
BioMed Research Administration Sponsored Research Guide for new Faculty
Institutional Facts and Reference Document
Budgeting: Brown Budget Development Guidance
Budgeting: Budget Justification Best Practices
Budgeting: Criteria of a Good Budget
Budgeting: Brown Purchasing Capital Equipment Guidance
Checklist: COEUS Proposal Development 
Checklist: Determine Subrecipient or Contractor Classification
Checklist: DoD (CDMRP) 
Checklist: NIH Career (K) 
Checklist: NIH Fellowship
Checklist: NIH R01 
Checklist: NIH R01 Human Subjects and Clinical Trial Information
Checklist: NIH R21 
Checklist: NIH T32 
Checklist: NIH Other Support Reference Sheet
Checklist: NSF Application 
Checklist: Proposal Review 
Continuous Submission: BioMed NIH Continuous Submission Guidance 
Cost Sharing: Workday Costing Reference Guide for Cost Sharing
Data Management: AHA Data Sharing Plan: Information Required
Data Management: Brown Data Management & Sharing Services
Data Management: Brown Data Management and Data Sharing Workshops
Data Management : Planning Tool
Data Management: Data Sharing Requirements by Federal Agency
Decentralized Department Routing of UPAS and Other Agency Requests
Effort: Hospital Employee Effort Certification form   
Effort Reporting: Effort Certification Report Table  
Effort Reporting: Top 10 Things a P.I. Should Know NCURA Article  
Grant Writing: Grants.Gov Grant Writing Basics 
Industry SRAs: Industry SRA Guidance 
Mentoring: Adviser, Teacher, Role Model, Friend (by National Academy of Sciences/National Academy of Engineering/Institute of Medicine)
Mentoring: Columbia University Tool
Mentoring: Northern Illinois University Research Mentoring Interactive Tool
Multiple PI Applications: Tips for Writing a Strong Multiple PI Leadership Plan 
Multiple PI Applications: Examples of Project Leadership Plans
Other Support: Differences for JIT, RPPR, and Biosketch research support section 
Other Support Disclosure Guidance Chart
Other Support: Resources by Sponsor 
Evaluation: American Evaluation Association Find an Evaluator Tool
Evaluation: Brown Information on Writing an Evaluation Plan
Evaluation: Center for Advancement of Informal Science Education Evaluation Resources
Research Resources: Brown University 
Research Resources: Care New England 
Research Resources: CORES RI
Research Resources: Lifespan 
Research Resources: URI 
Research Resources: VA 
Sponsor System Submission FAQ
Summer Salary: BioMed Guidance  
Summer Salary: Allowable Summer Salary Activities  
Summer Salary: FAQs  
Text Resource: Foundation Center Proposal Writing Short Course Tool
Trainees: Brown Health Insurance Costs for Trainees 2021
Trainees:  Brown Health Insurance Costs for Trainees 2022
Trainees: Brown Grad Student Salary/Fee Projection for Proposal Budgets FY25
Trainees: Brown Graduate School Research Guidelines  
Training Grant: Tutorial #1: What is xTRACT  
Training Grant: Tutorial #2: xTRACT for RPPR  
Training Grant: Enhancing Diversity in Training Programs
Training Grant: Brown Training Grant Fundamentals  
Training Grants: Brown Responsible Conduct in Research (RCR) Training Syllabus
Travel: General Travel Funding Guidance  
Travel: Graduate Student Travel Funding Guidance  
Biosketch on/after 5/25/21    
Other Support on/after 5/25/21