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OFFICE SPONSORED PROGRAMS

 (OSP)

The Office Sponsored Programs (OSP) supports Cal State LA's educational mission by facilitating sponsored research and grants activities. OSP  provides services at all stages from proposal submission and pre-award process to managing the financial monitoring and oversight of sponsored activities.  The Office Sponsored Programs  work in conjunction with the college administrators and Principal Investigator (PI) to provide a variety of services to bridge the research support needed for students, faculty, and staff. 

THE GRANTS PROCESS

PRE-AWARD

PRE-AWARD

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1. FIND

FUNDING

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2. PREPARE PROPOSAL

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3. SUBMIT PROPOSAL

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4. PROPOSAL

 AWARDED

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5. AWARD MANAGEMENT 

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6. CLOSE-OUT

AWARD

PRE-AWARD ADMINISTRATION

 The pre-award administrators, assist faculty and college /department grant support including budget preparation; project conceptualization and development; assistance with writing, research and editing; connections with other academic institutions, government and community agencies, and businesses and industry; and proposal technical preparation and submission.

Researching and Writing
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POST-AWARD ADMINISTRATION

The Post-Award Administration provides the financial monitoring and oversight all externally funded sponsored programs.  The Post Award office assists faculty and staff by providing research administration services to ensure compliance and proper use of funds.