All ASU sponsored projects are initially entered in the system as an ERA Funding Proposal. Internal forms, departmental reviews and approvals, and (in some cases) submission to funding sponsors takes place in the Proposals system within ERA Grants.
Get the help you need quickly:
- Call (480) 965-9065
- Email ERA@asu.edu
ERA support is available during normal business hours, Monday - Friday. Support requests submitted outside of normal business hours will be addressed during the next business day.
In addition to the guides below, please access the ERA Training Server for practice in creating proposals and step-by-step tutorials for many of the topics below.
Funding Proposal Guide
Visit the ERA Funding Proposal Guide to learn more about creating the Funding Proposal in ERA.
Visit the ERA Budgets Guide to learn more about budgeting in ERA.
Proposal Workflow Guide
Visit the Proposal and Cost Share Workflow Guide to learn how to route a proposal for department reviews and cost-sharing approvers, as well as how to route an F&A Waiver for approvals.
NIH Modular Budgets
Visit the ERA Budgets Guide > NIH Modular Budgets section to learn more about NIH Modular Budgets in ERA.
Visit the ERA SF424 Guide to learn more about the SF424 module.
Begin with these instructions to log in, navigate, search, and learn to use ERA's key features.
To learn ERA:
ERA Proposals is simple to learn. The videos found here provide detailed step-by-step instruction on using ERA Grants to develop and submit a funding proposal and budget. Use the Training ERA for the opportunity to gain hands-on practice with creating, editing, and submitting proposals. In addition, once in the system, help text provided to the right of many questions will aid you in answering questions as you advance through SmartForms.
What is My Home Workspace?
This video provides an orientation to the menus and information that can be accessed from the My Home Workspace. Users with multiple assigned roles in ERA (e.g., Research Administrator and Approver) will also use the My Home Workspace to switch to another assigned role.
Frequently Asked Questions
Our Frequently Asked Questions page provides answers to the most popular questions about ERA Grants and includes the following videos and job aids.
Available on the ERA Grants FAQ page (and within ERA via the Help Text on the associated Smart Form)
Job Aids, User Guides, & Tutorials
Available on the ERA Grants FAQ page
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