Sponsored Programs Administration

2023 By The Numbers

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.
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Getting Started with Grant Applications

When starting the process of developing a grant proposal, considering a clinical trial, or undertaking other research or public service activities, begin with a conversation with your Department Chair or Vice President about your proposal idea or research interest.
Grant Proposal Information
Important details and frequently requested information for your Baystate grant proposal.
Recent Grants Awarded to our Investigators
UMass Chan-Baystate researchers receive major grants that provide support for their ideas and help them make a significant impact.

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