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Sponsored Awards subscribes to many grant alerts, has assembled an extensive list of grant-related web sites that provide excellent searching and researching capabilities, and works with faculty and staff to assemble application packets and upload them to USCeRA. See the “Pre Award” section for more information.

Sponsored Awards sends out e-mail notification to selected recipients as grant opportunities are announced, so please notify us if you have particular areas of interest.

The Sponsored Awards Management (SAM) office in Columbia also sends a weekly grants announcement list to faculty and staff. Send an e-mail to Gayle Haddock to be added to the list.

Faculty and staff can run their own grant opportunity searches—based on key word, funding agency, etc.—by using the links below:

USC Columbia Research and Grant Development
Pivot (User Online Training)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
U.S. Department of Education
S.C. Department of Education
Foundation Center

SARS RSS ICONSARS Announcements  

Director of Sponsored Awards
Elaine J. Marshall 
Admin Building, Room 308C
Phone: 864-503-5331
Fax: 864-503-5258

Additional Resources
Grant Opportunities
Recent Awards
eIRB (More Info)

USC Columbia Sponsored Awards Management 
Lumi Bakos

Sponsored Programs Administrator
1600 Hampton St., Suite 414
Columbia , SC 29208
Phone: 803-777-2274
Fax: 803-777-4136

USC Columbia Contract and Grant Accounting 
David Kirkland 
Grant Accountant
1600 Hampton St., Rm. 612
Phone: 803-777-6265
Fax: 803-777-8817