Office of Contracts and Grants Administration

The University of Dayton Research Institute Contracts and Grants Office provides assistance to faculty and staff to obtain and administer awards for sponsored research programs.
Services provided by the staff
  • Liaison with sponsors
  • Proposal development and preparation
  • Budget/cost preparation
  • Institutional authorization
  • Proposal transmittal
  • Institutional compliance
  • Award negotiations
  • Administration of funded programs
  • Government security
  • Export Control

Contact Info

Link to Contracts & Grants on the Internal Site

Proposal Submission Guidelines

Proposal Submission Guidelines.pdf

Funding Opportunities

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For more information or to schedule a training session, please contact: Matt Pierson at 229-4343

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