Research Grants and Contracts

Granting Agency guidelines supersede those of the University

Know and respect any restrictions or requirements imposed by the funding source:

  • Check what supporting documentation is required
  • Some prohibit the claim of alcoholic beverages
  • Some have higher per diem rates set

 

Non compliance with Granting Agencies – Most common issues

Top reasons for non compliant transactions, with particular regard to Tri-Agency grants (NSERC, CIHR, SSHRC), are listed below:

Documentation

  • Conference program/prospectus was not included
  • Use of memorandums for missing receipts
  • Expenses not reported on one comprehensive expense report