FY22 Important Dates

  • FY23 call for proposals
    May 11, 2022
  • FY23 proposals due
    June 7, 2022
  • FY23 proposal presentations
    July 12-13, 2022

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LDRD Contacts

Elise Poirier

Strategic Planning Lead

LDRD Proposals

FY23 Call for Proposals

The Call for Proposals for FY23 was announced May 11, 2022 from the SLAC Director Chi-Chang Kao.

Deadlines to submit proposals to ALDs are determined within each Directorate. Directorates submit proposals to the LDRD Program by June 7, 2022.

For more information, please see the FY23 LDRD Call for Proposals (SLAC login required)


Proposal Template, Budget, Presentation Template

Use these templates to create your project proposal, budget, and presentation.


Proposal Template (closed)


Proposal Budget (see instructions below)


Presentation Template (SLAC login)



For proposal budget preparation, Lead Investigators must contact the directorate’s business office. The directorate's business office has the budgeting instructions. A list of finance contacts is provided here:

Upload Proposal

All proposals must be uploaded as a PDF file via the LDRD section of the Office of Strategic Planning SharePoint site. The LDRD-OSP SharePoint site can be accessed by the SLAC Business Managers and LDRD administration only. Business Managers, please reach out to LDRD administration to authorize delegates. The proposal upload folder is only accessible during the submission windown between the call for proposals and the deadline.

Upload LDRD proposal (SLAC Business Managers and LDRD administration only)

  1. From FY23 LDRD Proposal, click the directorate folder to which you want to add a document.
  2. Click Upload to upload the proposal materials, or drag-and-drop materials into the directorate folder.


 FY23 LDRD proposal upload (closed)