Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission

Wenatchee, Washington

INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THE PRE-PROPOSAL FORM:
All pre-proposal submissions must use the required fillable form found at the bottom of this page.  

PROJECT TITLE

The project title is limited to 70 characters including spaces.  The form will stop typing once this limit is reached.  If funded, this title must stay the same throughout the life of the project.

PROPOSED DURATION
Select 1, 2 or 3 years from the drop-down box on the top right corner of the form. Maximum length is 3 years.

PI, ORGANIZATION, CONTACT INFORMATION
Include information for each individual listed as PI or Co-PI.  

COOPERATORS 

List any cooperators involved in the project. 

BUDGET 
List the total amount requested for each year.  The form will automatically total the grant request.  A more detailed budget will be required should the pre-proposal be approved for full proposal submission.  Note that WTFRC does not pay overhead charges, tuition for graduate students, publication costs, and does not fund travel to professional society meetings, including research reviews.   

JUSTIFICATION AND OBJECTIVES
Up to 3,000 characters (including spaces) has been allotted for justification and objectives.  You may utilize the allotment any way you wish between the two areas.

Justification: Provide a concise summary how this research project will benefit the growers of Washington State.

Objectives: Using numbering system (1, 2, 3….) identify the specific objectives set forth in the research proposal.

SUBMITTING YOUR COMPLETED PRE-PROPOSAL 

Pre-proposals can be submitted electronically by emailing the file to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by uploading the file to this website. Select "Proposals and Reports" on the menu and click on "Upload Proposals & Reports".  If you choose to submit using our website, you will receive an automated response.  This DOES NOT mean it was received on our end.  If you do not receive a confirmation from an individual from the Commission within one business day, please contact us at the address below.

 PRE-PROPOSAL DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS:
Remember to save your form before sending!

1.  Fill out the form
2.  Click on the printer icon
3.  Under the dropdown box next to desination, select "Adobe PDF" 
4.  Save the file to the desired location

Name the file with your last name and pre-proposal descriptor (Example:  Brown_foodsafety.PDF) and submit the file using one of the methods described above. For any questions, contact Kathy Coffey, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., (509)665-8271, ext. 2.

 Pre-proposal_form.pdf  (Note:  may not work in Firefox; use IE or Safari to open)