The Division of Sponsored Programs (DSP) facilitates institutional approval for all proposal submissions, accepts and administers grant awards, and negotiates contracts and other research-related agreements on behalf of the University of Florida. The Division of Sponsored Programs is responsible for the following areas:
DSP reviews, approves and facilitates submission of all proposals; provides UF Authorized Official signature on proposal submissions; and offers guidance on budgeting and other proposal just-in-time and post-submission questions.
DSP staff review, negotiate and facilitate the acceptance of all grants, contracts, awards, non-disclosure and data use agreements. They are the only official signatory for these documents at UF
DSP facilitates the initial set-up and supports ongoing management of all sponsored awards. DSP reviews and approves all required prior approvals and award modifications.
DSP’s Outgoing Subaward Team works closely with Principal Investigators and their staff to prepare and execute outgoing subawards or subcontracts.
The last step in a grant or contract’s life cycle, whether cost reimbursable or fixed price, is project closeout.
At the University of Florida administration of Sponsored Programs is a team effort. All individuals and offices involved in sponsored programs should take personal responsibility for their actions in pursuit of individual and organizational excellence. Each individual should uphold the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in accordance with University, sponsor, state, and federal policies and regulations.
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