Office of Sponsored Programs & Research Compliance


Welcome to Sponsored Programs And Research Compliance (SPARC)

Instead of FWRGITD Please Use FRIGITD
Instead of FWRGTRD Please Use FRIGTRD

Sponsored Programs And Research Compliance (SPARC) is the service unit on campus responsible for the negotiation, acceptance and oversight of externally sponsored programs. SPARC provides complete sponsored programs administration and support.

SPARC is also the administrative unit responsible for seeing the university remains in compliance with federal, state and UNCW policies pertaining to research.


  • Assists with developing proposal budgets
  • Negotiates all grant awards, cooperative agreements and contracts
  • Ensures that all sponsored projects are in compliance with federal regulations, state laws, and UNC system and UNCW policies.
  • Works with PI on fiscal management of sponsored project
Click here to see the staff person in the Office of Sponsored Programs with whom your department/program is assigned to work.