Solicited Research Program Guidelines

WE&RF provides the following documentation to assist those who are submitting proposals in response to WE&RF RFPs. Please note that each RFP will provide specific instructions for submittal, which must be followed for the proposal to be considered. 

Forms and Instructions for Proposal Submission

Solicited Research Program Guidelines (DOC)
Solicited Research Program Guidelines (PDF)
Budget Sheets (XLS)

Proposal Page Limits Include:

  • Tables of Contents
  • Proposal Body as outlined in the RFP and associated instructions

Proposal Page Limits Exclude:

  • Resumes that are 1-2 pages
  • Budget sheet that is required
  • Cover sheet with the signed good faith negotiation pledge
  • Citations of technical work germane to the proposal
  • Letters of support
  • QAPP when required with the proposal unless explicitly called out as a part of the page limit in the RFP and associated instructions
  • MBE/WBE/DBE justification 

Project Report Guidelines

The following documents will assist those who are preparing final reports, products, or other communication materials for WE&RF research.

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