The Office of Sponsored Programs assists with efforts at GHS to seek outside funding for research, including all pre-award activities and post-award management. The office disseminates information concerning appropriate funding opportunities, offering guidance on the development and submission of proposals, and in the negotiation and award of grants and contracts.
In addition, the office provides assistance in managing various administrative issues arising from extramurally-funded research. Serving as the primary liaison between GHS and outside sponsors, the Office of Sponsored Programs ensures accountability and adherence to the standards of external funding entities, and compliance with federal and state guidelines as well as GHS fiscal policies. It is the central administrative office responsible for submitting proposals and coordinating the acceptance of awards on behalf of GHS.
The GHS Office of Sponsored Programs is managed through a partnership with the Office of Sponsored Programs at Clemson University.
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The Office of Sponsored Programs follows the direction of the federal government as outlined in the Uniform Guidance document which provide standard definitions, general provisions, and pre- and post-award requirements across the OMB Circulars. The federal government requires that federal sponsored projects be treated with like consistency as non-federally sponsored project so one system of internal controls utilized.