The Office of Sponsored Programs

Pre-Award

Includes creating line-item detailed budgets to ensure that all costs are identified prior to executing an agreement. We negotiate budgets and agreements directly with sponsors to begin a successful partnership in conducting research. In addition, we create, modify, and/or process the following documents:

  • Private Business Use Analysis
  • Clinical Trial Agreements
  • Confidential Disclosure Agreements
  • Master Clinical Trial Agreements
  • Material Transfer Agreements
  • Data Use Agreements
  • Business Associate Agreements
  • Subcontracts
  • Amendments
  • Renewals
  • Continuations
  • Extensions
  • Medicare Coverage Analysis
  • Billing Grids
  • Internal Budgets
  • Debarment/Suspension Searches
  • Effort Reports
  • Schedule of Expenditure of Federal Awards (SEFA)

Post-Award

Includes managing post-award activities of sponsored programs to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws as well as sponsor regulations.

  • Coordinate Cost Proposals
  • Ensure Regulatory Compliance (Uniform Guidance)
  • Ensure Financial Compliance
  • Determine Allowability, Allocability and Reasonableness of Charges
  • Monitor Expended, Obligated and Unobligated Balances
  • Financial Reporting
  • Manage Accounts Receivable
  • Assist with Submission of Financial and Progress Reports
  • eRA Commons
  • Conduct Internal Reviews
  • Ensure Internal Controls
  • Award Closeout
  • Provide Education & Training to the CHRISTUS Research Community