NSHE Sponsored Programs and EPSCoR
The System Sponsored Programs and EPSCoR Office (SPO) is a unit within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE), Academic and Student Affairs Department. The SPO provides pre-award and post-award services for grants and contracts. SPO pre- and post-award administrators assist institutions, faculty and staff members to develop and submit proposals and provide financial and administrative support. SPO is accountable for pre- and post-award responsibilities that include identifying funding sources; reviewing solicitations; proposal preparation, review and submission; contract negotiations; financial administration; producing financial reports and invoices; effort reporting; cost sharing documentation; audit coordination; System- and State wide programming to include proposal development, drafting solicitations, coordinating reviews, program administration, outreach, education and reporting; and award closeout.
The SPO is charged with administrative and financial regulations and compliance requirements that govern grants and contracts.
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