Grants and Contracts

Illiad Kelly, Director

The Office of Grants and Contracts is responsible for financial administration of all external grants and contracts. Specific responsibilities include, but not inclusive of:

  • Serving as contact point with agencies for fiscal matters;
  • Assisting Principal Investigators/Program Directors in fiscal post-award administration;
  • Ensuring consistent application and compliance of institutional policies and procedures and federal regulations related to fiscal matters;
  • Establishing accounts for programs after fiscal review of award documentation;
  • Informing Principal Investigators/Program Directors of program expenditures and encumbrances;
  • Billing expenditures and timely submission of fiscal reports;
  • Ensuring that all documented cost-sharing is verified, maintained, and properly reported to the sponsoring agency;
  • Confirm, validate, and recover all indirect costs; and
  • Proper closeout and reconciliation of institutional accounts to ensure compliance.

Circulars for Grants and Contracts:

OBM Circular A-21 - Cost Principles for Educational Institutions

OMB Circular A-110 - Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Non-profit Organizations

OBM Circular A-133 - Audits of Institutions of Higher Education and Other Non-profit Institutions

 American Recovery & Reinvestment Act Funding (ARRA)

 

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