Sponsored Projects Lifecycle

PSU's Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA) unit works with Research and Strategic Partnerships (RSP) to provide expertise and support to faculty and staff throughout the lifecycle of sponsored projectsfrom identifying funding sources and streamlining the grants application process to negotiating contracts, monitoring compliance with regulations and requirements, providing budgeting, accounting and reporting services, administering funds, and completing award closeout tasks. The SPA unit’s specialized skills and experience allow PSU researchers to focus on what they do best: making PSU one of the nation’s most innovative universities.

Click on the lifecycle phases below for policies, procedures, forms, and other tools or resources related to sponsored projects administration: