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Office of Sponsored Programs


The mission of the Office of Sponsored Programs is to support the University’s strategic priorities of knowledge, innovation, and transformation through the pursuit of external funding and the responsible stewardship of awards.


The Office of Sponsored Programs seeks to foster an environment that supports faculty and staff engagement in sponsored projects in ways that promote meaningful contributions to science, faculty scholarship that positively impacts student learning, and transformative opportunities for engagement in educational, research, and service experiences. 


Sponsored Programs provides technical assistance in the following areas: identifying potential funding sources; developing proposals 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 subawards, award modifications, no-cost extensions, and budget revisions; and administering internally-funded grant programs.

InfoReady Review - Need to submit a new proposal for internal review, request a budget revision, apply for IRB approval, or request a subaward on a funded project?  Visit our InfoReady ReviewTM site for these submissions and instructions.

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 or contract proposal?  Access resources and learn 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.  

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. 

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