Office of Sponsored Programs
Mission Statement: The Office of Sponsored Programs assists faculty, staff, and administrators in seeking and securing external grants and contracts from foundations, corporations, and governmental agencies.
Locate funding opportunities to fit your project needs
Obtain proposal guidelines from potential funding sources
Interpret proposal guidelines and identify strategies to meet guidelines
Prepare project budgets
Obtain resources on "How to Write Competitive Proposals"
Locate interdisciplinary collaborators at MSU or elsewhere
Critique and edit proposal text
Determine optimal research designs, methods, sampling, statistical analysis, etc.
Obtain outside reviews of proposals
Submit proposals electronically
Negotiate indirect cost recovery plans with MSU and with funding sources
Locate other support that might be needed |