Grants and Contracts

Grants and Contracts

 

The Unit 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.