Sponsored Programs Administration

Mission

Sponsored Programs Administration is committed to its dual purposes of providing excellent support and streamlined processes for NIU faculty and staff engaged in external funding, while safeguarding the university through compliance at the federal, state and university levels and the sound stewardship of sponsored funds.

Vision

The vision of Sponsored Programs Administration is to support a seamless process for external funding by pursuing continuous internal improvement, reducing administrative burden, fostering a culture of excellence and teamwork and advancing the highest ethical standards.

Funding Metrics: Fiscal Year 2020

Sponsored funding supports excellence in research, scholarship, service, and creative activities; all elements in Northern Illinois University’s pursuit to address complex real-world challenges and stimulate the local economic and intellectual environment. The quick snapshot below highlights sponsored funding metrics for FY 20.

383

Submissions
 

$169M

Funds Requested
 

325

Awards
 

$44M

Funds Awarded
 

$25M

R&D Expenditures
NSF Higher Education R&D Survey FY 2020


Contact Us

Sponsored Programs Administration
203 Lowden Hall
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828
P: 815-753-1581
F: 815-753-6081

Follow Us

  

Pre-award and Proposals
asosp@niu.edu

Post-award and Award Management
GrantsFiscal@niu.edu

Technical questions
erahelp@niu.edu

Staff Directory
SPA Org Chart