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Administrative Glossary   

Animal Resources The Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) ensures that all animal research is conducted in accordance with IACUC standards and complies with the Public Health Service policies and USDA animal welfare regulations.  Policies and procedures regarding animal research are available on the IACUC website, including:

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of l990, as amended in 2008, see Disability Support Services

 

Animal Subjects See Animal Resources

 

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BANNER   BANNER is the University’s recognized financial management and accounting system.  For Banner   training, click Banner Grants Training.  For Banner Time and Effort Reporting click Banner Time and Effort Reporting User's Guide.


Biological Safety   

 

Bright Side of Grants    The OSP monthly grants newsletter is named after our first Graduate Assistant, Laura Bright, who created the newsletter: News and Events

 

Budget Estimating & Development    Contact the OSP for details and  Excel cost estimating worksheets, and forms for planning  research budgets.

 

Budget Management The Grants Accounting  furnishes principal investigators and related staff with necessary guidance for properly managing the accounting aspect of grants and other sponsored agreements:

 

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Calendar

Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA)

Cayuse    Cayuse424 is a web-based application used to submit electronic proposals to federal funding agencies through Grants.gov.   

Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence, or CSCE

Changes or modifications to a grant or contract, contact OSP

Close Out   Closing out a grant is an involved process and has several steps.   If you have questions, contact OSP

Community of Science COS - Includes services such as a searchable funding opportunity database wherein the user can save and track searches; COS Expertise, a database of profiles of experts and potential collaborators with the ability to create and update an online curriculum vitae; and funding alerts.

Compliance   Contact the University Counsel Office , Office of University Compliance, for compliance questions.

Conflict of  Interest   Contact the  University Counsel Office or the Office of Sponsored Programs

Copyright    The Copyright Duplication Policy contained in the Grand Valley Manual states, "It is the policy of Grand Valley State University (hereinafter, University) to follow the United States Copyright Law of 1976, as amended, (Title 17, United States Code, hereinafter, the Copyright Act, which includes the provisions of the TEACH Act)."  Consult the policy for additional information.

Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)  for information on undergraduate research and funding opportunities

 

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Disabilities Support Services   for more information on GVSU disability support services and the Americans with Disabilities Act

 

Diversity and Inclusion  for more information on GVSU inclusion and equity

 

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Effort Reporting Banner Time and Effort Reporting User's Guide

eRA Commons   The eRA Commons is a virtual meeting place where NIH extramural grantee organizations, grantees, and the public can receive and transmit information about the administration of biomedical and behavioral research. The eRA Commons is divided into both unrestricted and restricted portions that provide for public and confidential information, respectively.

eResearch Administration Electronic Research Administration (ERA)

 

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Facilities and Administrative Cost Rate Agreement, click here

Fastlane   FastLane is the National Science Foundation (NSF) online website through which we conduct our relationship to researchers and potential researchers, reviewers, and research administrators and their organizations. 

FastLane Help    for Fastlane questions and online help

Forms   Check here for forms used by all components of the Office of Sponsored Programs.

FOIA Michigan Freedom of Information Act. The Michigan Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requires full disclosure of public records, unless those records are exempt under the Act.  The University Counsel Office website includes links to:   Freedom of Information Act Request Form; Freedom of Information Act; and Freedom of Information Act Policy

Frequently Required Data for grant proposals

 

Funding Opportunities

   COS - Includes services such as a searchable funding opportunity database wherein the user can save and track       

   searches; COS      Expertise, a database of profiles of experts and potential collaborators with the ability to create and   

   update an online curriculum vitae; and funding alerts.

 

   Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance - Provides access to a database of all Federal programs available to State

   and local governments (including the District of Columbia); federally-recognized Indian tribal governments;

   Territories (and possessions) of the United States; domestic public, quasi-public, and private profit and nonprofit

   organizations and institutions; specialized groups; and individuals.

 

   Grants.gov - Online source to find and apply for federal government grants. Today, Grants.gov is a central   

   storehouse for   information on over 1,000 grant programs and provides access to approximately $400  

   billion in annual awards.

 

   Grants Resource Center (GRC) - A not-for-profit service of the American Association of State Colleges and   

   Universities (AASCU), offers a range of informational services to member campuses: the GrantSearch database

    promotes efficient searching for  higher education funding; a Funded Proposal Library allows access to successful

   applications; Agency Summaries describe priorities of federal and private funders; and the Campus Policy    

   Statements  disseminate best practices on a range of topics from intellectual property to research ethics

 

    For help with customized searches

 

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GVSU Compliance    Contact the University Counsel Office, Office of Compliance

Graduate Assistantships

Grant Funded Hiring Process  or  Personnel Support.

Grants Accounting 

 

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HIPPA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) See Grand Valley's HIPPA information page with Power Point Presentation.

Hiring Grant Personnel   See Human Resources  and also see Personnel Support.

Human Participants,  payment of

Human Resources at GVSU

Human Subjects The Human Research Review Committee (HRRC) "ensures that the basic rights and welfare of research participants are fostered and protected."  The HRRC website houses extensive resources applicable to research involving living persons, and includes pages addressing topics below.

 

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Indirect Costs     See Facilities and Administrative Costs

Institute for Museum and Library Services

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)  The Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) purpose is to "ensure that all animal research at GVSU is conducted in accordance with IACUC standards and complies with the Public Health Service policies and USDA animal welfare regulations."  Policies and procedures regarding animal research are available on the IACUC website, including:

Institutional Review Board (IRB) See Human Subjects, HRRC website

Intellectual Property Contact the Office of University Counsel

Internal Grants for information on internal grants supporting scholarly and creative activity

Internal Review & Approval Form - form used to obtain internal approval from department heads, deans, etc.

Inventions Contact University Counsel for guidance on the invention process.

 
 

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Laboratory Safety  for details on GVSU laboratory safety, training, and procedures.

Laboratory Safety Plan

 

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Material Data Safety Sheets .

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires that MSDS's "shall be maintained and kept in a readily accessible area." This means that MSDS's for the hazardous substances that you work with should be available and accessible to you. Any MSDS's received with shipments or received separately should be placed in your MSDS binder or file.   MSDS's should be kept and maintained because they provide necessary, helpful, and useful information on the properties of the chemical or chemical product. It is also vital to your personal safety to have MSDS's accessible for immediate reference in the event of an emergency such as a spill, fire, or physical contact with the chemical.   Visit MSDS.com for access to a comprehensive listing of Material Safety Data Sheets with over 1,000,000 MSDS's and 1,000 links directly to manufacturers.   For more information, contact Procurement Services.

Michigan Department of Education

Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Michigan Economic Development Corporation

 

Misconduct Policy  The University Research Integrity Policy outlines the institutional ethical values applicable to all research activities at GVSU

 

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National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment for the Humanities

National Institutes of Health

National Institutes of Health Research Grant Types

National Science Foundation

 

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Office of Business and Finance, grants accounting

 

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Patents Contact the Office of Technology Transfer for details on the patent process.

Payment to Human Participants

Personnel Support for your grant

Policies and Procedures    for GVSU and Office of Sponsored Programs policies and procedures

Program Income   Program income is gross income—earned by a grantee, a consortium participant, or a contractor under a grant—that was directly generated by the grant-supported activity or earned as a result of the award. Program income includes, but is not limited to, income from fees for services performed; charges for the use or rental of real property, equipment or supplies acquired under the grant; the sale of commodities or items fabricated under an award; charges for research resources; and license fees and royalties on patents and copyrights. (Note: Program income from license fees and royalties from copyrighted material, patents, and inventions is exempt from reporting requirements.)

Proposal Development   Principal Investigators can log in to develop electronic proposals via Cayuse424

Proposal Writing Aids

 

Purchasing policies and procedures

 

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Research.gov

Research Compliance

Research Integrity  The University Research Integrity Policy outlines the institutional ethical values applicable to all research activities at GVSU.  See additional information about Human Subjects Research, Animal Research, and Technology Commercialization.

Responsible Conduct of Research, click here

 

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Sabbaticals    for more information on funding sources for sabbaticals

Searches for grants or funding opportunities

Student employment or hiring students

 

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Technology Commercialization The Technology Commercialization Office (TCO) "protects and facilitates the conversion of the intellectual properties of the university to benefit the community and the university.".  Information about the intellectual properties initiative is available on the TCO website.

Training  Click on the links below for training on:

              Accounting  Banner Grants Training

             Animal research Investigator and Member Training

             Cayuse Training materials

             Human Subjects  Training & Resources

 

Travel policy and procedures

 

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Unallowable Costs   Contact the Office of Sponsored Programs

 

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Workshops   for a calendar of workshops and meetings of interest to researchers

 

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Page last modified October 16, 2013