Office of Research and Sponsored Programs


Our Mission

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) exists to help faculty and staff apply for and secure external funds in support of their creative ideas and professional interests. The office provides guidance, information, and technical assistance to faculty engaged in externally funded research, instruction, community service and other scholarly activity. In accomplishing this mission, ORSP ensures accountability, compliance and stewardship for sponsored programs as directed by the values of our campus and by all applicable Federal, State, and University policies, procedures and regulations.

ORSP is a full service department that is knowledgeable in all phases of pre- and post-award policies and procedures and available to assist during the entire life of the project. Assistance is available from the conceptual development of a project, to identifying potential funding sources, writing and submitting a proposal, developing the budget and identifying any cost share, negotiating an award, implementing and managing an awarded project, monitoring for CSUEB and sponsor compliance, and ending with overseeing all requirements for the official close of a project.  ORSP belongs to a network of various university divisions and departments (including the CSUEB Foundation), who work together as a team to deliver exceptional service to any individual or group pursuing external funding.

Contact Us

Staff Directory

   Monday - Friday
   9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Phone: (510) 885-2205

Fax: (510) 885-4618


Location: SF 302

   25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.
   Hayward, CA 94542


  • Faculty Support Grants:  Faculty Support Grant information and due dates are posted.  Click here to view.
  • If you are thinking about submitting a grant application to an external sponsor -- click the Intent to Submit an Application to an External Sponsor form to inform ORSP about your planned submission.
  • ORSP Quarterly Newsletter: The Quarterly Newsletter provides the Cal State East Bay community with updates regarding sponsored program opportunities, events, and important highlights
  • Faculty Support Grants:  Faculty Support Grant information and due dates for "Collaborative Research," "Engagement of Students in Coursework Related Research," and "Mentoring Student Researchers" are posted.  Click here to view.
  • Faculty Publications, A Week of Scholarship:  A website to showcase publications from faculty participating in the Week of Scholarship is now live on ORSP's website and can be found on our website's menu to the left.  Expand "Research at CSUEB" and click "Faculty Publications," which is the third item listed.
  • Have a wonderful summer!  Stay tuned for upcoming events.

California – site with links to state agencies offering grants.

COS – A comprehensive and highly useful and searchable database with many international and non-governmental sources as well as U.S. agencies. – A searchable database and automated announcement service for all federal competitive grant programs.

Thomas – Library of Congress site with links to all federal agency sites.

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