bulletProposal Tab Field Definitions


Proposal No Unique proposal number identifying a proposal in the proposal development module. This is a system generated sequential number.

Indicates what stage of proposal processing you are in. Options include:

  • In Progress-still being worked on in department. Editing is possible.
  • Approval in Progress - has been submitted for approval. Editing is NOT possible.
  • Submitted-has been submitted to sponsor. Editing is NOT possible.
  • Approved-has been approved but pending submission to sponsor. Editing is NOT possible.
  • Rejected-has been submitted for approval and rejected. Editing is possible.
Proposal Hierarchy
  • hierarchyindicates no hierarchy is established.
  • hierarchyindicates this is a child record in a hierarchy.
  • hierarchyindicates this is a parent record in a hierarchy.
  • narrativeindicates no narrative is attached.
  • narrativeindicates a narrative is attached but not complete.
  • narrativeindicates a narrative is attached and complete.
  • budgetindicates no budget is attached.
  • budgetindicates a budget is attached but not complete.
  • budgetindicates a budget is attached and complete.
Lead Unit

Lead unit of the proposal.

Title Title of the project.
Start and End Date The dates the project will be conducted within.
Proposal Type The listed Proposal Types align with options and should be utilized the same.
Activity Type Activity Types categorized the research for reporting and also sets the default F&A rates in the budget.
Sponsor The proposal's sponsor that Purdue will receive funds directly from
Prime Sponsor The proposal's prime sponsor. Originating source of funds in the event of flow-through.
Sponsor Proposal No Once the proposal has been submitted to the agency, they may provide their own internal reference number. For the most part, we will only populate this field on the corresponding Institute Proposal. For S2S submissions, this field will auto-populate after submission to
Original Proposal The original IP number should only be listed here in the event of a sponsor Resubmission.
Program Title A reference text indicating the program title or any description you need to store about it. This field will auto-populate on S2S submissions.
Notice of Opportunity

The means by which Purdue was informed of the proposal opportunity.

  • RFP
  • Program Officer
  • Publication
  • Stimulus Bill (when applicable)
Subcontract DO NOT USE
Funding Opportunity Number This field is used to record the submissions sponsor program number when applicable.
CFDA Number This field will auto-populate for S2S submissions.
Agency Program Code and Agency Div Code These fields will auto-populate for S2S submissions.

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