Sponsored Programs & Research Compliance

The SPARC office is pleased to offer a Get SPARC'Ed series of grant workshops for the UNCW community during the academic year. The workshops are open to all faculty and staff.


2nd Monday Monthly
2-3:00 PM
Join by Zoom


Topics will range from the basics of working with the SPARC office to searching for funding opportunities.


SPARC also offers special request, one-on-one and group training sessions virtually on many sponsored program-related topics. Contact director, Kati Chipps chippsk@uncw.edu to plan your session.


September 12
“Working with SPARC – An overview of the Process of applying for a grant or contract at UNCW”


October 10

“Finding Funding”


November 14

“Gift vs. Grant/Sponsored Programs”


December 12

R&I Internal Seed Funding Information Session



January 9

“Managing Sponsored Funds: Salaries, Administrative Costs, and Student Effort”


February 13

“Managing Sponsored Funds: Travel Costs and Purchasing Supplies and Equipment”


March 13

“Cost-Share and the University Investment”


April 10

“Subawards and Subaward Management”


May 8

“Technical Progress, Final Reports, and Project Closeout”