Applies to:

All grants and cooperative agreements


A financial assistance award proposal for a unique or innovative idea, method, or approach which is not the subject of a current or planned contract or assistance award, but which is deemed advantageous to the awarding program's objectives.[1][2] Unsolicited proposal is a single source award criterion.


[1] 505 DM 2.14 B. (1). 

[2] 516 FW 6.7, Table 6.3 "Unsolicited Proposal".