Grantseeking Resources (click here for Post-award support)

The Office of Grants & Programs works closely with the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) and the Grants and Contracts Accounting Office (GCA) on main campus to provide pre-award, contractual, and post-award support. AU's Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) assists American University faculty and staff with all pre-award and contractual support. Services include providing AU supplemental data, developing budgets, submitting proposals, and accepting and setting-up awards. Additionally, we work closely with WCL's Office of Finance and Administration.

The Office of Grants and Programs is available every Wednesday morning to meet in person to discuss pre- and post-award grant-related issues. To schedule an appointment, please email Melissa Hippler, Grant Coordinator, or call 202-274-4219.

OSP's web page includes a Proposal Guide and related FAQs that lead faculty and staff through the grantseeking process and includes the following:

AU has a number of online funding resources available. For assistance with any of these resources, or to schedule an appointment to access these resources, please contact the Office of Grants & Programs at 202-274-4219 or by email to You can also contact OSP at (202) 885-3440 or by email to

For additional grantseeking questions and support, please do not hesitate to send an e-mail to