Office of Sponsored Programs
Our Mission We support Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago in being a leader in pediatric research by: Acquiring funding for sponsored programs; supporting and educating all involved in research in assuring excellent stewardship of financial resources; and partnering with research scientists and the Office of Research Integrity & Compliance to assure compliance with regulatory organizations in sponsored projects.
Our Vision The Office of Sponsored Programs will be a dependable partner and resource to research scientists in the efficient administration of sponsored programs. We will have a reputation as a leader in providing excellent service regarding sponsored programs within the research center, the hospital and among other organizations in our field.
OSP PROPOSAL PREPARATION
Here you’ll find resources for funding opportunities, Grants.gov, NIH applications, and proposal preparation education and office contacts.
CAYUSE ELECTRONIC RESEARCH ADMINISTRATION
Electronic proposal routing is now occurring through Cayuse SP; the OSP Routing Form is no longer in use. Here you'll find information and detailed guidance for completing and routing proposals using Cayuse SP.
OSP POST AWARD
Here you'll find resources and office contacts for grant fund management.
OSP ACCOUNTING (OSPA)
Here you’ll find tools for managing sponsored program funds, including Lawson LBI resources, transaction correction forms, payroll template resources, and more.
OSP CLINICAL TRIALS
Here you’ll find resources for industry sponsored clinical trials research including contract negotiation information, budget templates, and more.
OSP FAST FACTS
Here you’ll find information about organizational assurances, F&A rates for federal and industry sponsored awards, Lurie Children’s authorized official, and more.
OSP OTHER IMPORTANT FORMS
Here you'll find the Material Transfer Agreement (MTA) form.
OSP POLICIES and PROCEDURES
Here you’ll find information for OSP policies and procedures, cost transfer and pre-award spending policies, NIH public access policy and more.
IMPORTANT NEWS & UPDATES
5/20 How to Get Started with SciVal® Funding
4/16 NOT-OD-13-054: Reminder of NIHs Policy for Handling Electronic System Issues that Threaten On-Time Grant Application Submission
3/13 Proposal Submission Policy for Applications Submitted to Sponsors by OSP (effective for proposal deadlines on or after May 1, 2013)
2/13 Registration Now Open for the 2013 NIH Regional Seminar
2/13 Changes to Public Access Policy Compliance Efforts Apply to All Awards with Anticipated Start Dates on or after July 1, 2013
2/13 Reminders and Updates: NIH Policy on Post-Submission Application Materials
1/13 NIH Operating Under a Continuing Resolution - UPDATE
11/12 Upcoming Changes to Public Access Policy Reporting Requirements and Related NIH Efforts to Enhance Compliance
10/12 NIH Operating Under a Continuing Resolution
08/12 Changes to NIH Annual Progress Report Process - Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR)
04/12 Requirement for Electronic Submission of Just-in-Time Information and Related Business Process Changes Beginning April 20, 2012
01/12 Notice of Salary Limitation on Grants, Cooperative Agreements, and Contracts