SeRA: Proposal Development Routing Form (PDRF)

The Proposal Development & Routing Form (PDRF) 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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