STEP 3 --Approval to Accept a Grant (Notice of Award)
Congratulations on your award! please send your Notice of Award letter to OAR (firstname.lastname@example.org or 1201 S. State St, CSS 310) to start the process of award acceptance.
Approvals from each administrative level (Department Head/Chair/Director, Dean, Division VP, are required before the University will accept the grant or sign a contract. The VP of Administration & Finance serves as the contracting officer for Ferris State University and executes the agreement. Larger grants require additional approvals:
Grants over $250,000, must first be reviewed by General Counsel
Grants over $500,00, or those requiring a match of over $150,000, require the approval of the Board of Trustees before they can be executed by the VP Administration & Finance.
Please contact OAR (x3856) with any questions regarding the acceptance process. Contact the Investments and Grants Office (at x2156) to coordinate the grant accounting structure with your account clerk. Click here for more information on the Post award Grant Management Process