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From proposal development to grant management, the resources below will help researchers and administrators navigate the grant process at Annenberg and Penn.

The Penn Office of Research Services website offers important Penn Data for Proposals including Penn's F&A rate agreement, current employee benefit rates, A133 reports, and more. 


Grants Manager ORS Pre-Award Contact ORS Post-Award Contact
Lauren Cawley, (215) 898-2754 Beth Alioto, (215) 898-7269 Steve Salayda, (215) 573-6715
Marissa McGeehan, (215) 573-2416

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Proposal Development

Information about Penn's internal proposal development procedures, as well as guides for using PennERA and submitting NIH and NSF proposals.

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Sponsored Project Management

Key information and resources for managing grants after they have been awarded (fund reports, effort reporting, and more).

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Sponsored Project Policies

Sponsored project policies from the Uniform Guidance and Penn's Office of Research Services (ORS), and general university policies related to grants.

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Compliance and IRB

Links to compliance and IRB resources, including financial conflict of interest forms and the Human Subjects Electronic Research Application page.

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SPIN Database

SPIN (Sponsored Programs Information Network) is a funding opportunity database that provides information on government and private funding sources in both the U.S. and abroad. SPIN contains over 40,000 funding opportunities from more than 10,000 global sponsors. The University of Pennsylvania has subscribed to the SPIN database and provides access to all PennERA users.