Fort Interdisciplinary Research Center

Office of Sponsored Programs

The Office of Sponsored Programs is the University’s central unit responsible for providing the highest quality pre- and post-award administrative service.

We assist researchers with:

  • The development and processing of proposals for sponsored projects,
  • The submission of proposals to funding agencies, and
  • The administrative management of the award throughout the life of the project.

Post-award financial management of sponsored programs is handled by the Office of Contracts and Grants.

The Office of Sponsored Programs promotes a customer-service atmosphere to provide the best service possible to N.C. A&T researchers in their pursuit, administration and implementation of external funding.

Policies and procedures

Click here to see our policies and procedures page

Basic information for researchers

For additional information, see the links in the column to the left.

Sponsored Programs staff

Click here for staff responsibilities listed by funding agency.

  • Frances B. Lackey, B.A., M.C.
    Director of Sponsored Programs
    Email, 336 285-3192, Fort IRC Suite 405
  • Bertha McLendon, B.A.
    Assistant Director
    Email, 336 285-3195, Fort IRC Suite 405
  • Bernice Bennett
    Grant Assistant
    Email, 336 285-3173, Fort IRC Suite 405
  • Gerard Clements, B.A.
    Grant Administrator
    Email, 336 285-3196, Fort IRC Suite 405
  • Cathy J. Johnson, M.S.
    Grant Administrator
    Email, 336 285-3194, Fort IRC Suite 405
  • Naomi Poteat, A.A.S.
    Grant Administrator
    Email, 336 285-3193, Fort IRC Suite 405