Prior to 2016, the federal government issued new mandates regarding documenting personnel compensation. Effort on federal awards must be certified by the employee or an individual having firsthand knowledge of the contributed effort on a periodic basis. In an effort to streamline the process and reduce the administrative burden, the Office of
In a recent blog, Grant Management: Supplies and Equipment on a Sponsored Project – Part 1, we elucidated the typical differences between supplies, equipment, and their respective procurement processes. In Part 2, we expound upon the management, tracking and dissolution of grant funded equipment, and issues to take into consideration when opting
Managing Supplies and Equipment for a Sponsored Project Appropriately purchasing supplies and equipment for a sponsored project is an integral part of successful grant stewardship. While the process for ensuring success begins during budget development and justification, grant stewardship is critical over the entire life of the sponsored project.
For those of us new to the world of grant administration and research proposal submissions, welcome! You have picked an exciting field that requires a commitment to not only keep up with sponsored research requirements governing grants administration, but the responsibility for guiding others through your institutional and sponsored research