If the proposal for the funds:

  • Is the award from a federal, state or local government agency?
  • Does the award contain provisions for intellectual property rights?
  • Does the award require protection of the sponsor and confidential information?

The award or proposal should be processed through OSPA (Office of Sponsored Programs Administration) using a Gold Sheet.

Any other types of proposals or awards may be considered a gift. Please contact us so that we may assist you.

OSPA and the ISU Foundation will work together to determine a project's classification when the characteristics taken alone will not determine the classification.

For ISU Faculty/staff member who have received a gift for more than $5,000, please fill out a Cardinal sheet.

For ISU Faculty/staff member who have received a gift for less than $5,000, please fill out this form.