About OSP

OSP is composed of six units: Grant and Contract Administration; Contract Specialist; Research Subawards; Cost Analysis; Coeus Application Development and Consortium Support; and Training, Communication, and Kuali Coeus Support. We offer a wide array of services to the MIT research community, including:

  • Provide electronic access to funding source
  • Review, approve, and submit proposals to potential external sources
  • Offer technical support for creation of electronic proposals
  • Develop policies and procedures to ensure compliance with government regulations
  • Negotiate and accept awards on behalf of the Institute from external sponsors
  • Establish sponsored accounts within the Institute’s financial system
  • Provide support to principal investigators in managing their awards
  • Establish subrecipient agreements and assist in managing subawards
  • Coordinate the award closeout process
  • Develop and negotiate Facilities and Administrative (F&A) rates
  • Act as the point of contact for Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) audits