Timeline for 2020 - 2021

This table contains the due dates for strategic initiative funding.


Important Dates

Submit Pre-Proposal via QUALTRICS Link

Pre-Proposals are accepted until the deadline of 11:59 pm on December 14, 2020.

Pre-Proposal Review

Strategic Goal Committees (SGC) review pre-proposals by January 8, 2021. Successful pre-proposals are notified on January 18, 2021 of their invitation to submit a full proposal.

Submit Full Proposal with budget, via a uniquely provided link, after notification from SGC that pre-proposal has been accepted

Full proposals are accepted after notification of pre-proposal acceptance. All full proposals with proposed budgets must be submitted by the deadline of 11:59 pm on February 1, 2021.

Submit any additional requested materials to IESI@sandiego.edu

All additional materials, if applicable, due to the Strategic Initiative Review Council (SIRC) by the deadline of 11:59 pm on February 15, 2021.

Full-Proposal Review

1. In February, SIRC reviews Full Proposals and Budget Spreadsheets using scoring rubric.

2. By February 23, 2021 SIRC recommends to SPSC potential proposals to fund.

3. By April 8, 2021 SPSC reviews full proposals, budgets, and rubric scoring before recommending to the Strategic Leadership Team (SLT) proposals to fund.

4. The SLT prioritizes the proposals for funding by May 11, 2021. 

5. The President makes the final decision on which proposals to fund.

Announcement Awards

Awards will be announced by May 15, 2021.

Upload Approved Proposal to Cayuse after funding is approved

Proposals approved for funding must have their signed letter of agreement, proposal, budget, and assessment plan (see below) uploaded into Cayuse by May 31, 2021.

Establish Assessment Plan in TracDat with IESI after funding is approved

Proposals approved for funding must have their assessment plan uploaded into TracDat by May 31, 2021.

Distribution of Funds

Funds will be distributed according to the timeline described in the signed letter of agreement that was uploaded to Cayuse.

Evaluation of Initiative

The IESI Office will generate assessment reports in TracDat to share with affiliated strategic goal committees for review of efficacy. An annual strategic initiative funding report will also be created.