Office of Sponsored Programs

Office:127A Reed Library

Dr. Kathleen Gradel, Interim Director

(716) 673-3528


Fredonia's Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) provides comprehensive grants development and management support to faculty and staff. The office offers a wide range of pre- and post-award services for external grants and contracts, including proposal and budget development, export control guidance, campus administration approvals, proposal submission, contract negotiation, and account establishment.

The OSP serves as liaison to The Research Foundation for SUNY (RF), the campus's fiscal agent for grants and contracts, and is responsible for the full range of post award functions through close-out, including budget and modification approvals and all expenditures and grant-funded employee processing.

Fredonia's Institutional Review Board (IRB), the Human Subjects Review Committee, is administered by the OSP, and can be reached at The office also works closely with the campus Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).

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