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Sponsored Programs Administration

2022 By The

Grant Expenditures



Public Service

Sponsored Programs (SPA) provides the Baystate research community with pre-award and post-award administrative support for externally sponsored research projects. This includes NIH and other federally funded projects as well as commercial clinical trials.

The SPA office:

  • Provides institutional review and endorsement for proposals
  • Reviews and negotiates award agreements
  • Requests the establishment of new project activities
  • Prepares subawards and subcontracts
  • Provides post-award business and financial assistance, advice, and approvals
  • Performs compliance training and other activities for adherence to Baystate and sponsor regulations.
  • Aids Finance in close-outs of awards and centrally budgets grant cost centers for Academic Affairs.