Contracts and Grants Procedure 1 – Overview of Proposal Preparation and Processing

The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) is responsible for the administrative coordination of review, approval and reporting of proposals for external funding involving UNCG. Several review procedures for proposals have been established by the President of the University of North Carolina. The Director of Sponsored Programs and the Associate Director have been authorized by the President to sign proposals and accept awards on behalf of the Chancellor.

In addition to research proposals, any contract or agreement for external commitment of the University (e.g., internships, service programs, exhibitions, etc.) must be reviewed by OSP prior to submittal to a potential funding source. The Director and/or the Associate Director will also provide or coordinate certification of compliance with Federal legislative requirements having to do with civil rights, handicapped access, human and animal subjects, drug-free workplace, etc.