Division of Sponsored Programs

WELCOME!  The mission of the Division of Sponsored Programs is to provide support for faculty and staff in the pursuit of external funding while assuring compliance with applicable regulations. Sponsored Programs provides assistance in the following areas: identifying potential funding sources; developing proposal narratives and budgets; facilitating compliance with federal, state, sponsoring agency, and University regulations; completing electronic applications; submitting proposals to sponsoring agencies; negotiating contracts and other award agreements; accepting award documents; administering post-award non-accounting issues, including subcontracts, award modifications, no-cost extensions, and budget revisions; administering the Institutional Review Board for the protection of human research subjects; administering the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee; and providing workshops on various pre-award topics.