SPARTA Grants Information


SPARTA Grants will oversee the submission, management, and tracking of sponsored projects at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU). SPARTA Grants will replace SPARTA Pre. Users will continue to have read-only access to SPARTA Pre data after July 8, 2022. See the rollout schedule below for the specific details. 

Bookmark this page, and check back often, for regular updates on the implementation and the essential information to efficiently prepare you to use the new SPARTA Grants system. Email with any questions and concerns. 

Comprehensive SPARTA Grants Training and Live Assistance 

To ensure a smooth transition, the Office of Research Administration (ORA) and the School of Medicine (SOM) Office of Grants and Contracts will provide training, support options, and live assistance for SPARTA Grants

Training and assistance will include:

  • Canvas site for on-demand videos less than 10-minutes each and slides with step-by-step guidance
  • Videos posted to CWRUs YouTube channel - Coming Soon
  • Zoom drop-ins for a "customized Q&A break-outsession, 2 - 3 pm, July 25 - August 31, Wednesday and Fridays - Drop-In Zoom link 
    • Use the link above or connect by phone: (646)558-8656
    • Meeting ID: 93284682659
      Passcode: 145188
Please NOTE there is no session on Wednesday, August 3rd. The next drop-in will be on Friday, August 5th


Zoom Drop-in Sessions Through the End of August

Starting the week of July 25th, and through the end of August, our SPARTA Grants experts will continue to offer drop-in sessions on Wednesdays and Fridays from 2 - 3 pm.

Request a "customized Q&A break-out" session from our experts directly or send the following message to the host "customized Q&A break-out" session in the chat. You will be placed in a breakout room to receive personalized customer assistance.  

Drop-In Zoom link

Or connect by phone: (646)558-8656
Meeting ID: 93284682659
Passcode: 145188

Deep Dive Zoom Sessions

Are you ready for a deep dive into SPARTA Grants? If so, register for a live one-hour session. 

SPARTA Grants:

SPARTA Pre is Available in READ-ONLY 

On Monday, July 11th SPARTA Pre will be available for Read-Only access at

Canvas Training Site 

Navigating SPARTA Grants is now available on the Canvas Training Site. 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

Live SPARTA Grants Training

Registration for live SPARTA Grants Zoom training is now open. You can review the available sessions and register here. Please complete your registration at least one hour before the session's start time.

Rollout Schedule

Plan SPARTA Grants Details
June 15 Canvas Training Site is now open
June 22 SPARTA Grants Test Site (Closes July 8)
June 27 5 weeks of live Zoom training begins - Registration is now open
July 8 12 pm SPARTA Pre will go offline
July 11 9 am SPARTA Grants will GO LIVE
July 11 9 am SPARTA Pre will be available for Read-Only access
July 11 - 22 Zoom drop-in office hours: 11 am - 1 pm on weekdays for a "customized Q&A break-out" session 

July 25 - August 31

(no session 08/03)

Zoom drop-in sessions: Wednesdays and Fridays from 2 - 3 pm, Drop-In Zoom link 

Or connect by phone: (646)558-8656
Meeting ID: 93284682659
Passcode: 145188

August 15 - 18 Register for a live one-hour Deep Dive Zoom Session