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Study Start-Up

Next Steps After Receiving Funding

Congratulations on receiving funding for your research project! The next step is to set up a study implementation meeting by sending an email to At this meeting, you can discuss the various components of your study, budget requirements, timelines, expectations, etc. Please bring the following to the meeting:

Approved Protocol


Important Note:
It is recommended that you request a study implementation meeting within one week of receiving your Notice of Award (NOA) or as soon as start dates are identified, if prior to the NOA, to ensure a timely study launch within the consortium. In addition, the Coordinating Center always appreciates interim updates regarding your funding status to appropriately allocate resources.


Send any grant updates to