Welcome to CARAT, the new Creative Achievement and Research Administration Team in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. CARAT assists CAHSS faculty, departments, and centers in all stages of the funding process, from identifying funders and developing proposals, to administering awards and reporting to sponsors. We help ensure that applications and awards are compliant with UMBC’s policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines, and Uniform Guidance. With extensive experience in developing and administering awards in the arts, humanities, and social sciences, our team supports faculty and graduate students in realizing their creative achievement and research project goals.