The Center for Integrative Brain Research's Business Office provides comprehensive post-award management for all sponsored research activities for full center members.

What is included in post-award management?

  • Advance activity setup and budget modifications
  • Preparation of detailed budget reports and projections
  • Expenditure/payroll reconciliation and review, to ensure that charges are accurate, reasonable, allocable and appropriate to the award or activity
  • Annual progress report submissions to sponsor
  • Salary composition detail (SCD) form preparation (Children's University Medical Group/University of Washington Physicians)
  • Effort report review, ensuring accuracy prior to obtaining principal investigator (PI) signatures
  • Researching and identifying resolutions to budget inquiries and problems
  • Monitoring financial payment schedules with sponsors to ensure timely submission of invoices and receipt of payment
  • Monitoring expiration dates of funding; preparing and distributing notifications to PI
  • Deficit monitoring and correction
  • Project close-out coordination, including reconciling revenue and expenditures and requesting final invoices (incoming and outgoing)
  • Ongoing training for PIs and research staff in grant preparation and submission, budget reconciliation and research funding opportunities
  • Deficit monitoring and correction