Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

The ORSP does not require PIs to register with to submit a grant proposal, however, you may need to use to obtain a particular agency's forms.

The federal funding opportunities that are published on the website are for organizations sustaining the evolution and progress of government-funded programs and projects.


The program management office, est. 2002 and governed by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is an e-Government enterprise operating under the governance of the Office of Management and Budget. The general purposes of are as follows:

  • Unifies more than 1,000 different grant programs across federal grant-making agencies.
  • Regulates grant information, application packages, and procedures for locating and applying for federal grants.
  • Restructuring the federal grants process by removing the intricate navigation processes prior used to find and apply for federal grants.
  • Produces faster, easier, and more cost-effective methodology for grant applicants to electronically interact with federal grant-making agencies.

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While York College is a registered organization that handles most grant submissions (whether public or private), there are exceptions for any grants awarded directly to an individual PI.

  • For individual awards, PIs will need to register with (please inform the ORSP if you gave a account with another institution so we may migrate your information); PIs will also need to use to obtain the given agency’s application form(s) and instructions for the particular grant.

Note: The forms for these individual grants change often, therefore, please be sure to download the correct application for the program you are applying for. In addition, all forms are in Adobe Acrobat - as such, please generate your forms in PDF format (using Adobe Acrobat or an online PDF-generating software).

If you have any questions or concerns about the institution being registered with please feel free to contact us at x2061, otherwise, you can also take a look at the Applicant Registration Page - specifically the section regarding accessing to gain the institution's UEI number.

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