The Office of Sponsored Programs provides assistance to faculty and staff in the identification of federal, state, or local funding opportunities, supports the submission of proposals, award acceptance, issuance of subaward agreements, and provides assistance with the management and agency specific compliance of all sponsored awards. The Office supports faculty and staff at all levels of the grant-seeking process.
The Sponsored Programs Director works closely with faculty and staff to identify funding opportunities and offers guidance on the application process, proposal compliance requirements, and university policies. The Director works directly with the Principal Investigator/Project Director (PI/PD) through one-on-one meetings to assist with the following:
The office of Sponsored Programs manages all contracts and grant awards and works with the Finance Office on the initiation of the award and all post-management financial reporting. Other support includes:
Susan LaFrance, MBA, MSW
Director, Sponsored Programs
Phone - (203) 254-4000, ext. 2154
E-mail - firstname.lastname@example.org