The Office of Contract and Grants (OCG) was created to support the University researchers in developing new proposals, including budget, and maintaining running grants, as well as offering related training. It serves our valued research community with high quality expertise in support of sponsored research proposal and award administration. We commit to deliver timely, effective, and welcoming services through personal interactions and automated processes. OCG serves as a point of contact for BUE community on contract and grant issues and relevant guidelines. It monitors proposal status and advice the Principle Investigator on requirements related to their project. OCG develops mechanisms to support the University researchers in identifying funding opportunities and in performing activities from proposal development to award closeout.