Sponsored Project Lifecycle

The sophistication of the work conducted by Princeton researchers sets our University apart. As your partner and guide throughout the sponsored project lifecycle, ORPA is here to assist you with all aspects of sponsored project funding.

Contracts & Agreements
Principles for Contracting

Princeton University is a nonprofit, tax-exempt institution of higher education in the State of New Jersey, U.S.A., dedicated to the discovery and transmission of knowledge. Conducting cutting-edge research and maintaining an unparalleled commitment to teaching are central to theā€¦

Pre-Award: Proposal Development

Develop a research funding proposal positioned for success.

Award Management

Manage research grants, from rebudgeting to no-cost extensions.

Award Closeout

Understand the requirements for closing out an award.


Administer subawards for projects conducted in partnership with other organizations.

Cost Sharing

Plan for cost sharing arrangements in a sponsored project.

Transfers and Terminations

Learn how  to transfer awards when investigators change institutions.

Equipment and Property

Review the rules regarding capital and fabricated equipment.