Research Policies

Here you'll find the policies that govern all key aspects of awards set-up, funding, management, spending and closeout.

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600-001 Identification of Funding Sources
600-002 Sponsored Programs Conflict of Interest
600-003 Proposal Development and Submission
600-004 Institutional Committee Approval
600-005 Limited Submission Proposal

These policies contain the information you need to know in order to successfully create and submit a grant proposal according to Howard University requirements.

600-006 Award Acceptance & Setup
600-007 Sponsored Programs vs. Gifts
600-008 Advance Account/Pre-Award Spending
600-009 Howard University Intellectual Property
600-010 Export Controls and Embargoes
600-011 Principal Investigator Transfer

These policies contain important information that will help guide you through the procedures necessary to verify your award and set-up the financial accounts you’ll need to utilize funding.

600-012 Cost Sharing
600-013 Subcontract Execution and Approval
600-014 Subrecipient Monitoring
600-015 Direct and Indirect Cost Charging
600-016 Prior Approval
600-017 Effort Reporting
600-018 Personnel Issues in Sponsored Programs Hiring
600-019 Student Stipends and Tuition Reimbursement
600-020 Budget Revisions
600-021 Sponsored Program Purchasing
600-022 Service Centers
600-023 Subrecipient Invoice Review
600-024 Sponsored Programs Internal Controls
600-025 Cash Management
600-026 Program and Interest Income
600-027 Residual Funds
600-028 Sponsored Program Equipment Management
600-029 Cost Transfers
600-030 Sponsored Programs Accounting Adjustment
600-031 Invoicing and Letter of Credit
600-032 Accounts Receivable
600-033 Management Reporting
600-034 Sponsored Programs Record Retention
600-035 Dissemination of Audit Results
600-036 Financial Status Reporting
600-037 Award Close-Out

Here you’ll find Howard University policies pertaining to all key aspect of spending and financial management of your research funds, which helps ensure transparency and compliance. You’ll also find policies to aid in reporting and closeout responsibilities.