Pre and Post Award Assistance

Pre-Award Assistance

If you have a project (either individual or collaborative) within the Library for which you are seeking outside funding, contact Heidi Hallett in Library Business Services (LBS) for assistance with the following:

  • Identifying potential funding sources
  • Making preliminary inquiries to these sources
  • Preparing a proposal and budget
  • Reviewing award documents and agreements for account set-up
  • Working with PIs on development of proposal budgets

Post-Award Assistance

The LBS staff managing the financial accounting for Contracts and Grants will:

  • Coordinate, track, and monitor post-award compliance with various granting agencies.
  • Manage interactions with external departments and offices (Contracts and Grants Accounting and Sponsored Projects Office) to complete budget and/or expense reports and ensure compliance with agencies.
  • Prepare "Blues" (Library Internal Appointment Personnel Action Request Form) and forward to PIs and unit heads for signature to authorize the change.
  • Coordinate meetings with the project manager, LBS, and SPO regarding budget issues.