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Grant Management Office

The Grant Management Office (GMO) offers a suite of fee-for-service pre-award proposal development, post-award award management, and project description review services upon request in effort to promote, support and strengthen the research enterprise at UIC.

Range of Services

Proposal development and award management services offered range from initial consultation to award closeout and are customized on a case-by-case basis according to specific needs. Services are requested through iLabYou must log in to iLab (upper right corner) and select the Administrative Support Core option in order to request services.

Guiding Principles

The Grant Management Office is committed to:

  • Communicating effectively, responding to communications within 2 business days
  • Being flexible and responsive to meet business needs consistent with agreed upon service levels
  • Proactively identifying issues and addressing them in a timely manner with escalation as needed
  • Keeping faculty and administrators informed through email and web communications on updates to policies and procedures
  • Encouraging collaboration and continuous improvement of services to UIC research community
  • Maintaining written standard documentation and encouraging training and professional development opportunities
  • Welcoming feedback that would help improve GMO processes.

Contact Information

If you have general questions about our proposal and award management services, please feel free to contact us at

If you have an upcoming proposal and are interested in discussing ways our team can provide support, please submit a request via iLab to initiate the process.


Sign up or sign in to iLab here. To find step by step instructions on registration, payments, member management, and more, please visit our help site: Grants management services can be found in the Administrative Support Core.

Proposal Development Templates and Guidance Heading link