Applicant Forms & Examples


We provide the following forms and examples to assist applicants and grantees in applying to open opportunities.

All applications and supplemental forms must be submitted through our Grants Management System.

Budget Worksheets

Each proposal must include a detailed budget worksheet that outlines cumulative expensesandyear-by-year estimates.Applicants may find the sample budgets helpful as they draft their applications.

Download Single Sub Award Sample Budget

Download Multiple Sub Award Sample Budget

Biographical Sketch Guidelines

A biographical sketch, or biosketch, is an opportunity for senior and key personnel included in a research application to discuss the professional expertise that makes them qualified to conduct the proposed research.

See our Biosketch Instructions

Sample Grant Proposal

A sample proposal is provided to guide your application preparation.

Download Sample Grant Proposal

Sample Grant Agreement

We provide a sample grant agreement reference for applicants.

Download Grant Agreement Sample

Intent to Fund Required Forms

Potential Grantees must provide all applicable forms in our Grants Management System to receive an Agreement:

  • Matching Certification Form (Attachment B)
  • Matching Details Form (Attachment C)
  • Representations & Certifications Form (Attachment D)
  • Wire Payment Transfer Form (Attachment E)
  • W-9 (Attachment F)

Matching Funds Certification Form (Attachment B)

If the open opportunity requires matching funds, grantees must complete the matching funds certification form. This form provides information about matching funders. Each Open Opportunity or Request for Application (RFA) indicates if matching funding is necessary.

Download Attachment B

Matching Funds Certification Form (Attachment C)

If the open opportunity requires matching funds, each matching funder must complete the matching funds certification form for the whole duration of the grant. This form provides information about each match. Each Open Opportunity or Request for Application (RFA) indicates if matching funding is necessary.

Download Attachment C

Representations and Certifications Form (Attachment D)

This form ensures that grantees adhere to the appropriate US regulations while conducting research.

Download Attachment D

Wire Payment Transfer Form (Attachment E)

All FFAR payments are made via wire transfer. All grantees must complete the Wire Payment Transfer Form to receive disbursements.

Download Attachment E

W-9 (Attachment F)

All grantees must provide their up-to-date W-9 form or complete FFAR’s attachment, if necessary, to receive disbursements.

Download Attachment F

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