Sponsored Programs

Sponsored Programs at Elon University promotes and facilitates research and scholarly activities for faculty and administrative staff by helping them locate and secure external funding. The office encourages the inclusion of students in grant projects. Sponsored Programs provides a central source of information on major governmental agencies, foundations and corporations that support research, and pedagogical and creative activities.

Sponsored Programs provides assistance, from conceptual development and planning of proposals through implementation and administration of funded projects. More specifically, it assists in identifying potential extramural funding sources, developing proposal narratives and budgets, completing standardized application forms, assuring compliance with applicable federal and state regulations, negotiating grant awards and contracts, and providing administrative assistance for funded projects.

For a guide to the preparation, review, approval, and submission of proposals for external funding, click here

If you have questions about grants or the information on this Web site, please contact Bonnie Bruno, Director of Sponsored Programs, at 278-6603 or Jenny Chapman, Grants Coordinator at 278-6614. The Sponsored Programs offices are located in Belk Pavilion, Offices 112 and 113. Our Campus Box is 2610.

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India Johnson receives Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology grant

The grant is for the assistant professor of psychology's project, "An empirical investigation of allyship and intersectionality to signal identity safety for stigmatized individuals in the workplace."

Jennifer Carroll and North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition awarded $262,000 grant to study opioid overdose prevention

The grant was awarded through the "Combating Opioid Overdose through Community-Level Intervention" (COOCLI) program of the U.S. Office of National Drug Control Policy to evaluate harm reduction services in rural areas of North Carolina.

Jen Hamel to collaborate on NGS/Microsoft grant-funded artificial intelligence research 

The asssistant professor of biology is a co-investigator on a project titled "The new buzz: AI-powered acoustic monitoring of insect communities to advance conservation of tropical rainforests," being funded by the National Geographic Society (NGS) and Microsoft. 

Ariela Marcus-Sells wins prestigious national fellowship

The assistant professor of religious studies will use the support from the National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship to support her work on a book manuscript.