SeRA: Proposal Development Routing Form (PDRF)

The PDRF (Proposal Development Routing Form) captures information necessary for proposal review and endorsement by Stanford University. The PDRF also documents the approvals required for the submission of a proposal. The Principal Investigator’s approval of the PDRF provides certifications required by government agencies, and an agreement to comply with Stanford and sponsor policies. Departmental approvals confirm financial commitments made in a proposal, and that stated personnel and facilities are available to carry out the project. Other approvals may be required depending on policies, processes and case-specific circumstances. Principal Investigators and Department Administrators are encouraged to initiate the PDRF early in the proposal development process. 

  • Need technical help creating your PDRF?  Submit a HelpSU ticket. 
  • Do you require a new sponsor type to submit your PDRF? Click here to request one. 
  • Looking for documentation on PDRF creation and processing,  see the Resource section below.


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