Posted: Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Research Foundation News: RF Communicates with the Campus Community
From the Special Adviser to the Provost for Academic Research Initiatives
This week's Research Foundation communication series focuses on the expertise supporting grants administration at the Research Foundation (RF).
The proposal application has been successfully completed and submitted, and funding has been awarded. Congratulations! So what’s next? Welcome to RF Grants Administration, where we assist you with your post-award project management.
Good post-award management of your award is key to ensuring compliance with all sponsor regulations and requirements as well as RF and campus policies and procedures. Our post-award staff is well-trained and uniquely qualified to achieve these objectives and to guide project personnel through their award life cycle, from establishment to closeout.
Susan Maerz is the manager of Grants Administration. She provides oversight in compliance and management, conducts fiscal analysis and review of sponsored awards, and supervises a staff of four grants associates who bring a broad range of knowledge and experience to the management of sponsored awards.
Jessica Berg and Lisa Gatti are your grant administrators. One of them will assist you in your award setup and management, depending on sponsor type. They will notify you of your award numbers and work closely with you in ensuring that expenditures are appropriate and allowable to your a