Office of Sponsored Programs and Research Compliance (SPARC)

SPARC supports your efforts to find funding to support your programs as well as help during the development of your proposal. Please contact UNCW's Proposal Development Manager to discuss your proposal and planned submission.


SPARC will soon begin hosting monthly budget support information sessions on the 4th Thursday of every month from 11:30a - 12:15p, with the first session being hosted Thursday, January 27th. Please join us to learn more about the components and principles of effective and efficient budget development!

More information will be posted on the SPARC website and, in the meantime, you can utilize this link to take you to a registration form where you can register for any and all upcoming budget support info sessions. 

We look forward to seeing you there!


Upcoming Research and Innovation Events

NSF Career: Educational Activities & Broader Impacts - Register Here -  Thursday, February 23 12:00 - 12:45 pm

Keys to Competitive Grants for Early Career Researchers - Tuesday, October 4  12:30 - 1:45 pm Zoom

SPARC "Pop-In" Meet and Greet - Wednesday, October 5  3:30 - 5:00 pm  Clock Tower Lounge

Finding Funding - Monday, October 10  2:00 - 3:00 pm  Zoom 

Planning and Writing Successful Grant Proposals - Thursday, October 13 and Friday, October 14  9:00 am - 1:00 pm  Zoom


A Wide Network of Support

Who to contact if you want to partner with faculty within WCE:

Candace Thompson, Interim Associate Dean for Engagement, Professional Learning, and Scholarship;  or ext. 2-4174

Who to contact if you want to partner with faculty outside WCE:

SPARC - Dr. Stuart Borrett, Associate Provost for Research and Innovation; or ext 2-7430

ETEAL (UNCW Experiencing Transformative Education through Applied Learning)