Who We Are:

Colorado State University takes pride in its long history of teaching, research, and service to the community and state. The tradition of research and service can be traced back to the University’s earliest beginnings and continues today with Colorado State’s reputation as one of the major research institutions in the United States.As primary coordinating office for externally-funded activities, Sponsored Programs represents the University serving those involved in sponsored contractual activities. Among the services provided by Sponsored Programs are:

  • Assisting faculty in locating funding opportunities
  • Reviewing, approving, and submitting proposals
  • Negotiating awards, material transfer and non-disclosure agreements
  • Administrative management of awards, including compliance issues, invoicing, financial reporting, project close out and record retention


  • To serve and assist faculty toward their goal of outstanding research and scholarly activities
  • Provide stewardship of sponsored funds through responsible management of contracted activity

Research Divisions:

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