“Post-Award” comprises everything that happens to administer a research project, following the official award being received.  The following pages contain resources, tools and guidance that is available to assist our Research Administrators with their day-to-day activities.


  • Effort Reporting - This link takes you to the Michigan Medicine site that houses Faculty and Staff Effort Reporting Resources including Effort Reporting Expectations, Support & Training, and Contact Information. 
  • Establishing Subaccounts - This policy describes when a subaccount should be expected and provided.


  • Post-Award Procedures Manual This comprehensive manual represents the consolidation of the Medical School post-award procedures and best practices.  It is designed to serve the sponsored project post-award community, is based on the utilization of the Real-Time Financials modules, and is written with the assumption that the reader has a basic knowledge of post-award policies and University procedures.
  • Monitoring Financial Risk of External Awards  This page contains information and resources for minimizing financial risk to projects by actively monitoring revenue, billing and payment status.
  • Sponsored Programs – Provides personal customer service for active externally funded projects. Their website contains additional tools and resources to assist you managing financial post-award activities. 
  • Office of Contract Administration – The Office of Contract Administration reviews and executes contracts and grants associated with sponsored projects and prepares subcontract agreements and hybrid PO’s.  
  • Reporting Resources – This page provides report resources available to assist with reviewing financial activity.
  • Research Procurement – This page provides guidance on procuring research goods and services.
  • Post-Award Change Form – This form is submitted to ORSP to request post-award changes to active, funded projects.
  • Budget Reallocation – This page contains instructions for processing budget reallocations in M-Pathways.
  • Sponsored Programs Closeout Checklist – This page contains checklists that assist with project close-out activities.
  • Sponsored Transfer Guidelines – This page provides guidance on sponsored transfer guidelines.
  • Transferring Grants between Institutions – Overview of the transfer process and resources available to help work through a transfer in or out of UM.
  • Handling Salary Over the Cap – This page provides guidance on how salary caps, specifically the DHHS Salary Cap, should be handled.



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A list of Grant Services & Analysis is available in the Personnel Directory.