The Office of Sponsored Programs assists faculty and staff in obtaining extramural funding to advance the mission, vision, and strategic goals of Carthage College.

The office provides leadership, resources, expertise, and vision to inspire the College to continuously improve by fostering a culture of inquiry, evidence, accountability, collaboration, and innovation.

Providing support throughout the Grant Life Cycle

Grant Life Cycle The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) assists Carthage faculty and staff with the submission of proposals for external support of research, instruction, training, service, or other scholarly activities. The Office of Sponsored Programs offers guidance throughout the entire Grant Life Cycle. While the level of support provided varies depending on the project, our office can help ensure you understand sponsored program policies, procedures, and best practices as you work through the 5 Steps of the Grant Life Cycle:

  1. Generate Your Idea
  2. Find Your Funding
  3. Develop Your Proposal
  4. Submit Your Proposal
  5. Manage Your Award