Faculty Research Forum: Financial Management

Congratulations! You’ve received your first external grant or award. This session covers what you need to know about spending, subawards, managing the burn rate on your awards, and planning for the financial well-being of your projects over time. Financial management is a partnership between faculty, staff in the Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA) and Sponsored Research Accounting (SRA), and department grants managers. This discussion session will introduce some key concepts and resources essential to avoid pitfalls, and strengthen the campus partnerships which will foster your success.

  • Working with your grant manager
  • Negotiating and accepting awards
  • Subaward responsibilities
  • Award terms and sponsor requirements 
  • Cost-sharing
  • Grants and gifts