The Office of Grants & Sponsored Programs offers many services to faculty, staff, and students in search of external funding. We can assist you with researching and interpreting external funding sources and guidelines, gathering information and materials, initiating contacts with program officers, or preparing applications and/or proposals.
Faculty and staff must consult with our office prior to any outreach or application for external funding. Campus personnel are strongly encouraged to complete and submit the Grants Processing Form
to initiate a grant search and proposal development process.
Subscriber services are offered by SPINPlus
- the largest repository of funding available. Please call the Office of Grants & Sponsored Programs at 570-662-4809 or email the Director
to utilize SPINPlus, or to discuss your project and funding concepts.
Those having involvement with grants and sponsored programs are encouraged to explore the grants management resources and maintain contact with our office to ensure efficiency and compliance.
Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Unit Membership
Mansfield University has been approved as a non-federal member of the Chesapeake Watershed Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) Program. The Office of Grants & Sponsored Programs is available to assist faculty identify and pursue federal research and field study opportunities through agencies such as the National Park Service, NOAA, USDA, Fish & Wildlife, and more.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center has a six-part series entitled “Getting Started in Sponsored Research.” Each session is short (about 30 minutes) and designed for sponsored research partners who oftentimes do not have dedicated research staff members or deep experience in managing sponsored research projects.
This webinar series will introduce you to the sponsored research enterprise and provide a 30,000-foot view. Faculty and staff are encouraged to watch all or parts of the series at --
Please check-out our Summer 2019 Report to view the accomplishments of the Office of Grants & Sponsored Programs.