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Post-Award / Award Management

Post-Award / Award Management

Welcome to the Post-Award Division of the Office of Sponsored Programs (formerly known as Grants and Contracts or Grants Accounting).

Our division is committed to serving as the central resource for faculty and staff who have sponsored programs funding, both extramural and intramural.

Our services

  • Prepare, negotiate and issue subawards under UMMC sponsored program awards
  • Initiate second no-cost extension requests
  • Serve as a business official/liaison with sponsors for award management
  • Support principal investigators by providing information, interpretation, and guidance from proposal preparation through closeout of an award.
  • Assure compliance with sponsor guidelines, federal regulations, Cost Accounting Standards, and institutional policies for research involving human participants, animals, biohazards, radioactive materials and hospital and physician services
  • Set up accounts in the Lawson system
  • Review cost transfers for compliance with UMMC and sponsor policies
  • Monitor cost-sharing and other activities during the life of an award
  • Prepare financial reports
  • Manage effort reporting process
  • Review recharge center rate calculations
  • Serve as the source of information for grants and contracts
  • Provide education and training on issues impacting sponsored programs
  • Administer the Intramural Research Support Program (IRSP), Research Enhancement Programs and the Medical Scholars Research Program (MSRP)

The Post-Award Division works closely with colleagues in the Pre-Award Division to support funded projects throughout various stages in the lifecycle of an award.