Sponsored Programs Administration

Our mission is to serve the needs of the University of Denver research community. We interact with faculty, students, researchers, university administrators, sponsoring agencies and collaborating universities/companies. We provide pre-award and post-award services for all externally funded projects, as well as support identifying grant opportunities and proposal development.

In support of our mission, we focus on providing high-quality, reliable and timely support services from our team of trained, motivated, and ethical employees, all supported by the best technology.

What We Do

  • Assist in searching for external funding opportunities
  • Review, approval and submission of proposals
  • Grant and contract award negotiation and acceptance
  • Support and coordination with sponsors on award administration
  • Subagreement administration and monitoring
  • Award management
  • Sponsored programs compliance guidance
  • Expenditure approvals and billing services
  • Financial reporting and analysis
  • Assist with internal and external audit documentation
  • Award closeout and records retention

The Grant Lifecycle

Understanding the lifecycle of a grant can be confusing, which is why we've developed a grant lifecycle approach to help faculty, staff, and students better manage their proposals and awards.

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Flexible training opportunities include overview sessions for divisions and customized sessions for departments and individual PIs.

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Policies & Procedures

Locate current policies and procedures in Sponsored Programs Administration, and find all forms for sponsored programs.

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Rates & Resources

Find information on institutional rates and single audit reports, as well as a glossary of important terms.

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InfoEd is our electronic research administration tool used to manage proposal submission and award tracking process.

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CTA pattern

Find your Grant & Contract Administrator (GCA) and learn more about the individuals helping drive research at DU on our People page.

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