This tutorial provides information on financial management, subcontracts, and the roles and responsibilities of the principal investigator. Complete this tutorial to learn about how to manage grants and subcontracts.
Mr. Martinez, grants management specialist at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), provides an overview of the Notice of Award (NoA) and the disbursement of funds. He shares a sample NoA and discusses its components, and he describes how funds are accessed and what may cause delays.
Mr. Clark, chief grants management officer at the NICHD, provides information on managing programmatic goals within the approved budget. He also discusses the terms and conditions that may accompany an award and why they’re important to know. Mr. Clark also covers no-cost extensions, carryover, and audits.
Mr. Rono, business official at the Moi University College of Health Sciences and Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in Kenya, discusses financial management of sponsored research. He explains the importance of the Notice of Award and understanding the cost principles and regulations that are associated with sponsored research.
Dr. Noor, research associate at the Africa Academy for Public Health, discusses managing subcontracts and consortia. He provides information on common compliance pitfalls and strategies to overcome them. Dr. Noor also discusses the importance of having systems and procedures in place to help adhere to funding organizations’ requirements.
Mr. Kakande, a principal investigator for the International Extramural Associates Research Development Award Program and program coordinator at the clinical operations and health services research program at the Joint Clinical Research Centre in Kampala, Uganda, examines the roles and responsibilities of the prime grant recipient and the subcontractor. He also discusses some common challenges in subcontractor management.
Dr. White, a program officer in the Office of Health Equity at the NICHD, provides some key information about preparing and submitting reports. She discusses annual progress reports, federal financial reports, inventions, audits, and final reports.
Ms. Tonui, principal investigator for the International Extramural Associates Research Development Award Program and grants manager at the Moi University College of Health Sciences and Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in Kenya, discusses the importance of the grant closeout process. She explains how a good reporting system allows you to plan and prioritize to make sure deadlines and requirements are met.