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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Daryl Lawson receives grant to research microtens and pain

The associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy Education was awarded a $27,154 grant from Omron Medical in Japan to study the effects of microtens and acute pain at the elbow, knee or ankle. 

Institute on sexual violence helps create ‘intellectual community’ focused on the social problem

“Diverse Philosophical Approaches to Sexual Violence” was a two-week institute led by Philosophy Professor Ann Cahill and funded by a $112,000 National Endowment for the Humanities grant. 

Elon researchers, student-athletes to participate in NFL-funded study on concussion management

The three-year study led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Medical College of Wisconsin will look at active rehabilitation strategies for athletes who suffer a concussion. 

Belk librarian co-authors successful LSTA grant for NCICU libraries

The Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant will fund a collaborative libraries project among the North Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities (NCICU) institutions.