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About Us

UTIA Office of Sponsored Programs
2621 Morgan Circle
225 Morgan Hall
Knoxville, TN 37996-4514
Phone: 865-974-7357
Fax: 865-974-7451
E-Mail: aggrant@utk.edu or extensiongrants@utk.edu
Invoicing or Other Post-Award Issues: agspa@utk.edu


Services We Provide

  • Identify funding opportunities
  • Review and interpret sponsor guidelines to ensure compliance
  • Develop proposal packages including electronic submissions
  • Develop budget and justification
  • Coordinate strategic development of large proposals
  • Assist in subcontract development and monitoring
  • Arrange technical editing of proposal narrative upon request
  • Ensure cost share commitments are accurate and approved
  • Facilitate budget revisions and no-cost time extensions
  • Review compliance issues
  • Analyze intellectual property issues
  • Establish material transfer agreements/confidentiality agreements
  • Request advanced account set-up
  • Negotiate contract language with sponsors and collaborators
  • Entry of Cayuse SP proposal information for PIs
  • Assist with proposal graphics upon request
UT Gardens - Knoxville
A beautiful day at the UT Gardens on April 20, 2020. Photo by Steven Bridges/University of Tennessee