The Office of Research and Grants Administration (ORGA) promotes external funding for research, academic projects and scholarly activities, and compliance with applicable regulations and College policies and procedures relating to research activities.
ORGA is a central source of information on major government agencies, foundations, and corporations which impact research and scholarship.
ORGA staff provide individual assistance and group education and training opportunities in the following areas:
Research Protections & Compliance
- Provides support for:
- Provides education and training.
- Interprets regulations impacting research.
- Assists with applications, manages the review process, and provides administrative support for the IRB, IACUC, and IBC.
- Assures that policies and procedures for compliance with research-related regulations are up-to-date and reviewed regularly.
Grants and Sponsored Programs
- Promotes the development of external funding strategies for research, academic projects, and institutional priorities.
- Provides resources and assistance to faculty, staff, and administrators in searching for external funding opportunities.
- Assists with preparation and submission of requests for external funding, including grants, sub-awards, and contracts
- Serves as liaison with funding agencies.
- Assists grant awardees with administration issues in conjunction with the Grants Accountant in the Controller's office.
- Provides education and training in all aspects of grantsmanship including grant searching, grant writing, and budget preparation.
- Provides advice and assistance regarding Intellectual property.
In light of the recent emergence of the lethal Ebola virus in the US, the National Science Foundation (NSF) is accepting proposals to conduct non-medical, non-clinical care research that can be used immediately to better understand how to model and understand the spread of Ebola, educate about prophylactic behaviors, and encourage the development of products, processes, and learning that can address this global challenge.
Utilize tools that are restricted to College of Charleston Faculty, Staff, & Students:
- Effort Report eForms
- IRB eForms
- RCR eForms
- Funding Opportunities
- Funding Alert Subscriptions