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Sponsored Programs Administration serves as the central office for funded research and other sponsored projects here at the University of Kansas Medical Center, assisting faculty and departmental research staff to secure external funding and ensuring proper management of awarded funding.

Sponsored Programs Administration provides an array of services, including:

  • Proposal review, authorization and submission
  • Negotiation and acceptance of grants, subawards and funding contracts
  • Set-up and closeout of awarded funds
  • Support for compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws as well as sponsor regulations. 

Sponsored Programs Administration consists of three main service teams:

SPA Pre-Award SPA Contracts SPA Post-Award
The pre-award team support investigators with new grant proposal submissions, just-in-time requests and annual progress reports. The SPA contracts team helps investigators negotiate incoming and outgoing subawards and funding contracts with external sponsors. The post-award team supports investigators with awarded funding accounts.

Institutional information for extramural funding applications, including KU Medical Center's Indirect Rate Agreement, Fringe Benefit Rates, Officials and Contact Information and forms can be found on the Resources and Institutional Information. KU Medical Center faculty and staff, visit the Sponsored Programs Administration intranet for additional resources and information. 

Research Administration

University of Kansas Medical Center
Research Administration
Mailstop 1039
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
Office Location: Support Services Building, Suite 120
Phone: 913-588-1261
Fax: 866-255-2129