When the Notice of Grant Award (NGA) arrives, The Sponsored Program Accounting (SPA) forwards the notice to the PI and department and then sets up the appropriate accounts. At this point, the department needs to review the NGA and notify their SPA representative if additional subactivities are needed.
Reviewing the NGA
Notice of Grant Award - a legally binding document that notifies the grantee that an award has been made, contains or references all terms and conditions of the award, and documents the obligation of Federal funds. PIs must understand and comply with all award terms and conditions.
Things to look for:
If you find any of the terms and conditions unacceptable, unclear or you need to make changes, be sure to contact your SPA representative immediately.
Post-award maintenance should include, but is not limited to, the following actions: