Academics: Faculty

Spelman College Graduates with President Beverly Daniel Tatum

Grants and Contract Officer Portfolios


Cynthia Willingham

 (404) 270-5889
104 Rockefeller


 Laquetta Peters

 (404) 270-5895
132 Tapley


Lorane Ponder

(404) 270- 5890
411 Cosby

  • National Science Foundation
  • National Endowment for the Humanities
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • Institute of Museum and Library Sciences
  • National Archives and Records Administration
  • State & Local Gov't sponsors

  • Dept. of State
  • Dept of Education
    Corporation for National and Community Service
  • Department of Commerce
  • Small Business Administration
  • Dept. of Housing & Urban Development
  • Agency for International Development
  • Dept. of Defense
  • Dept. of Homeland Security
  • Associations & other Non-profits
  • Dept of Health & Human Services
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Dept of Energy
  • Dept of Agriculture
  • Dept. of Justice
  • Dept. of Labor
  • Dept. of Transportation
  • Dept. of the Treasury
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Social Security Administration
  • Dept of the Interior
  • Foundations
  • Corporations 

Important Points to Consider:

Portfolios include sub-agencies (i.e. HHS includes NIH, CDC, SAMHSA, HRSA, etc., Dept of Interior includes National Park Service, U.S. Fish & Wildlife, U.S. Geological Survey, Office of Surface Mining, etc. and Dept of Energy includes federal Energy labs)

Higher Ed entities that sponsor its own funding (no prime source exists) and entities that are not readily apparent from the list above will be assigned on an ad-hoc basis. You may contact the Director of OSP for assistance in cases like this. In addition, the Director of OSP will be directly responsible for International Sponsors (non U.S. based sponsors).

Funding Research – OSP can assist you in identifying funding opportunities for your proposed research or project.

Please contact the Director or the OSP administrative Assistant (Ms. Deangela Reid at
(404) 270-5888 or and provide a research/project abstract or a synopsis of your research profile and we will  assign one or more Grant & Contract Officers to research
funding opportunities that match your research profile.

If an opportunity is identified, the relevant Grant & Contract Officer will work with you in processing your application.

Grantsmanship Workshops

As part of our efforts in supporting your production of competitive grant proposals as well as
sponsored project management, OSP will offer a series of professional development workshops each year. However, we would also like to hear from you regarding the topics or areas of
development you are most interested in. Please contact OSP with your suggestions.