Our Mission

The Office of Sponsored Programs partners with TCSPP's research and scholarly community in the support and advancement of institutional and individual, educational, research, and community service project through the provision of 1) Grant development training and support 2) management of funding 3) Value-added customer service. 

 What We Do

  • Assist with locating potential funding sources 

  • Review and approve proposals prior to submission 

  • Responsible for negotiating terms and conditions of sponsored awards and sub-contracts both Federal and Non-Federal 

  • Serve as primary point of contact between sponsor and the Institution 

  • Draft sub agreements and amendments 

  • Provide financial and technical expertise in the proposal development process 

  • Responsible for submission of electronic proposals 

  • Provide developmental training via workshops and webinars ​​


 Contact Us

Nichelle Edwards
​(202) 706-5014
Lisa Smith
Grant Writer
​(469) 941-8364
Olivia Mitsos
Graduate Associate
​(571) 216-7255