Strategic Initiative Funding: Submit a Pre-Proposal

Individuals or teams with an idea that advances USD's Envisioning 2024 Strategic Plan Goals should consider submitting a Pre-Proposal after consulting with one’s Dean or Vice President. USD students, faculty, staff , and administrators are eligible. The initiative should be an innovative approach of attending to a problem or opportunity that supports USD’s strategic goals and pathways. The initiative should span across multiple units on campus or extend out into the community.

When ready to submit your pre-proposal use the QUALTRICS online Pre-Proposal link. A Strategic Goal Committee (SGC) will review the pre-proposal using a set of criteria and provide feedback. When a pre-proposal is accepted, it moves to the next step, otherwise the proposer will be notified of the criteria that were not met and advised if a variation of the proposal should be submitted for the next cycle.

Link to QUALTRICS Pre-Proposal Form

Please preview the form as a PDF prior to completing online.