The term award is a generalized term used for sponsored program funds. An award may be further classified as being a contract, cooperative agreement, fixed price contract, or grant. The award document usually states the type of award vehicle.
A cooperative agreement is entered into when a government or industrial sponsor provides partial support for an existing or anticipated College program of mutual interest to the sponsor and the College.
Fixed Price Contract:
A fixed price contract indicates that specific objectives and outputs are to be delivered within a specified time frame for a fixed price, regardless of expenditures.
Cost Reimburseable Contract:
A cost reimburseable contract permits reimbursement for actual costs incurred in the accomplishment of the required research.
A grant is defined as financial assistance, and depending upon the provisions of the award, a grant may be classified as a gift or sponsored funds.
Cooperative Research and Development Agreement: CRADA
A CRADA transfers technology between the government and the College. A CRADA does not transfer funds.
ALL Submissions for external funding must be accompanied by the Routing Form . This form must be completing online and submitted to the Grant Office prior to the proposal submission. The Internal Routing Form is required for all disciplines.