Project Grant Lifecycle


The Office of Research & Sponsored Projects (ORSP) is the main contact for Pre-Award Administration. The ORSP representatives handle contracts and grants and are assigned individual sponsors. In order to contact your ORSP Representative please visit the U-M Research website.

Post-Award Administration

The customer service area is the main contact area for the Post Award Administration. The Sponsored Programs customer service coordinators handle all types of grants and contracts for specific departments within the university. In order to contact the correct coordinator for your department please visit coordinator by department.

Funds Distribution

The Sponsored Programs billing area handles the invoicing and collection that are required for various projects. The Funds Request area handles any special billings and the reconciliation of the various federal letters of credit that are used to fund projects.

Reporting, Reconciliation and Project Closeout

The Reporting area is responsible for the Financial Reporting and project close-out portion. They prepare the A-21 expenditure review and any financial reports required by the sponsor, including the project closeout reports. The project director (PI) is responsible for the submission of all technical reports.

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