The mission of the Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs (OGSP) is to facilitate grant and sponsored program activities by increasing awareness and competitiveness in the pursuit of external funding. The OGSP strives to maintain an infrastructure designed to promote the responsible management of external funds. The OGSP is a service-oriented office equipped to assist faculty and staff in the steps necessary to secure and administer external funding. The OGSP coordinates proposal development and submission and post-award activities for individual, interdisciplinary, and multi-institutional sponsored programs, and oversees a number of regulatory and compliance issues related to sponsored program activity. The OGSP reports to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Georgia Perimeter College.