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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.

Funding Sources - Interested in looking for external funding?  The resources here will help you get started with finding and evaluating funding sources. 

Proposal Development – Working on a grant proposal?  Access resources and learn more about the internal review process. 

Basic Information Commonly Needed for Grant Proposals - Filling out grant application forms?  Find the University’s DUNS number, EIN, contact information for University officials, rates for indirect costs and benefits, and more.

Budget Development - Not sure how to build a budget for your project?  Our Budget Development Guide can help you through the process.  We also have budget worksheet templates and links to other resources. 

Award Management - Have a new grant award and not sure how to handle specific tasks?  Our post-award resources may include the answer you need.  Our Guide to Managing Sponsored Project Awards outlines project director responsibilties and provides guidance for various tasks.  

Getting Funded Course - Want to learn about how to prepare competitive grant proposals?  Sign up for our self-paced, 100% online course that can be started at any time. 

Reports - Want to know more about grants at EKU?  Our Annual Reports provide a detailed look at external funding as well as a list of externally-funded projects. 

Join Our Listserve - Want to get information updates from us?  Sign up for our listserve.

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