Sponsored Programs Office
A sponsored project is an activity that is sponsored, or funded, by an external organization such as a federal, state, local, or private agency. A sponsored project is further characterized to have a specific scope of work, financial accountability and reporting, a defined period of performance, and deliverables.
The Sponsored Programs Office supports the research community at HMH by establishing policies related to sponsored program funding, providing guidance, and serving as a liaison with the sponsor on administrative changes through the lifecycle of the award.
- Central resource to support the research community by providing guidance for the researchers and administrators
- Responsible for reviewing grant applications before they are submitted to the sponsor
- Reviews and submits proposals to external sponsors and accepts funding on behalf of HMH for research and other sponsored activity
- Provide electronic access to funding sources
- Review, approve, and submit proposals to potential external sources
- Offer technical support for creation of electronic proposals
- Develop policies and procedures to ensure compliance with government regulations
- Negotiate and accept awards on behalf of the institute from external sponsors
- Establish sponsored accounts within the institution’s financial system
- Provide support to PIs in managing their award
- Establish subrecipient agreements and assist in managing subawards
- Coordinate the award closeout process
- Develop and negotiate F&A rates
- Facilitating the submission, negotiation, and finalizing of grants and research contracts
For more information, please see the Hackensack Meridian Health Grant Submission Policy.
Grants application process includes the following steps: