SPARTA COI Grants and Agreements Information

SPARTA Grants 

The new system for the submission, management, and tracking of sponsored projects at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is SPARTA Grants. This system replaces SPARTA Pre, which has read-only access

Bookmark this page, and check back often, for updates and essential information. Email with any questions and concerns. 



Sparta COI, Sparta Grants & Sparta Agreements unavailable 10/28-10/29, due to a scheduled upgrade.

The Office of Research and Technology Management is implementing an upgrade to Sparta COI.

The new Sparta COI application will look more modern, and will be integrated with the current Sparta Grants and Agreements modules. 

In preparation for the upgrade, all three Sparta applications (Grants, Agreements, and COI) will go offline beginning Friday, October 27th at 5 p.m. All three systems will be back online by 8 am on Monday, October 30th.

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Canvas Training Site

Navigating SPARTA Grants is available on the Canvas Training Site. This site provides guidance to aid you in completing and managing a new funding proposal. Updates to this site will occur regularly with new topics and materials. Log in with your CWRU Network ID and passphrase here.

All materials can be found on the modules page.

  • Each module includes a video walk-thru of the SPARTA Grants system with corresponding pages and a slide version for your reference.
  • To change the quality of your video, press the settings icon (Single gear with solid fill) to choose the highest video quality available.
  • To search for a specific topic, press Ctrl+F. 

Quick access to individual Canvas modules can be found using the drop-down menus below. You must join the Canvas course prior to using the links below. 

Topics Format
SPARTA Grants Navigation and Overview Video - 3:40
SPARTA Grants Overview Slides
Using The History Workspace Slides
Proposal and Award States PDF
SPARTA Grants Lifecycle Slides
SPARTA Roles Slides

Topics Format
Adding and Completing a New Subaward Video 3:31
Adding a Subaward Budget Slides
Create of Update and SF 424 Video 2:47
Create of Update and SF 424 Slides
SF 424 Mapping Slides