OSPFR assists all members of the Niagara University community with the identification, submission of proposals, and management of awards for external support of research, creative, instructional and service activities. The office offers a continuum of pre- and post-award services to members of the university community and partners.

Pre-Award Services

OSPFR provides comprehensive services to Niagara University faculty, administrators and staff in all aspects of pre-award sponsored programs and foundation relations administration.


Post-Award Services

Upon award, the OSPFR coordinates acceptance, contract negotiation and approval, award implementation and provides oversight and assistance relating to all aspects of compliance in award fulfillment through close-out.