The Office of Research and Sponsored Projects (ORSP) is reponsibile for the effective and efficient dissemination of information related to  grants and contracts; accurate and timely assistance with proposal and budget preparation; oversight of regulatory, fiscal, and administrative activities related to grants and contracts; authority as KGI’s Authorized Organizational Representative (AOR) to bind the Institute to perform under the awards as guided by Principal Investigators (PIs) and other appropriate administrators; and to assure the KGI Board of Trustees, our stakeholders and constituents, our faculty and staff, and our students, that KGI has the necessary human resources, policies, and internal controls in place to provide fiscal and administrative accountability to our sponsoring organizations.

    • Identify appropriate funding sources
    • Concept development
    • Proposal preparation
    • Budgeting
    • Subawards and subcontracts
    • Conflict of interest certifications
    • Debarment checks
    • Proposal routing and approval
    • Proposal submission
    • Budget tracking
    • Personnel time and effort allocations
    • Programmatic monitoring and reporting requirements
    • Responsible conduct of research
    • Changes to awards
    • Invention disclosures
    • Award close-out
  • View more details on the compliance related issues listed below on our compliance page.

    • Research with human subjects (Institutional Review Board, IRB)
    • Research with animals (Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, IACUC)
    • Institutional Biosafety (Institutional Biosafety Committee, IBC)
    • Financial conflicts of interest (FCOI)
    • Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)