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Administrative Approvals

Request for Clearance and Assignment

Prior to approaching a private foundation or corporation, an email must be sent to the CSBS Grants Officer ( ) to request clearance and assignment from the CSUN Foundation. 

In your email you should include the following information:

  1. name of foundation/corporation,
  2. brief description of proposed project,
  3. brief description on how the proposed project meets the goals of the foundation/corporation program, and
  4. estimated amount to be requested.

Proposal Submission Form

This form is used for private foundations and corporations. Once you have downloaded the current Proposal Submission Form (.pdf), please complete, sign (P.I. and Chair signatures only), and return to the CSBS Grants Officer ( ) prior to proposal submission deadline.

ORSP Proposal Approval Form

The Proposal Approval Form (.pdf) (PAF) must accompany all proposals to government agencies or proposals involving human subjects.  This form requires the signature of the principal investigator(s) and department chair(s).  It must be submitted to the CSBS Dean’s Office (with abstract, budget and budget justification) at least 14 days prior to deadline.


Compliance Forms

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form

Use the Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form (.pdf) to disclose any significant financial interests you, your spouse or dependent children may have in the prime funding entity (the entity from which project funds originate), a pass-through entity (an entity distributing project funds from the prime funding entity to CSUN), or a subrecipient of funds (an entity receiving project funds from CSUN).

Conflict of Interest Supplemental form for PHS Projects

Use the Conflict of Interest Supplemental Form for PHS projects (.pdf) to disclose any significant financial interests you, your spouse and /or dependent children) have that reasonably appear to be related to your institutional responsibilities.

These include activities such as:

  • Research
  • Research consultation
  • Teaching,
  • Professional practice
  • Institutional committee memberships
  • Service on panels such as Institutional Review Boards or Data and Safety Monitoring Board