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 assistance with your PDRF? Check out some of the resources available to you below in our "PDRF Resources" section.

Need further SeRA assistance? Have questions, feedback, or are experiencing other issues? Please submit a HelpSU ticket according to your  needs with one of the following links: 




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Questions about this topic can be answered by:

Anabel (Bel) Velasquez

SeRA System Analyst/ Office of Sponsored Research Operations


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