Grants and Contracts

The Grants and Contracts Accountant sets up and maintains the cost centers for any externally funded project that is awarded, and prepares all invoices and financial reports necessary for those projects.  Any financial reports that are required by the funding agency shall be completed & submitted by Business Services as official records of the university.


The following forms are used in setting up and maintaining cost centers for grants and contracts:

Request for New Grant/Contract Account and Budget (PDF)

NOTE: This form must be accompanied by a completed campus approval form (CAEFP)and other information provided by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Personnel Document for External Funding Form (PDF)

Monthly Time and Effort Report

The purpose of time and effort reporting is to maintain federal regulations and adhere to Minnesota State auditing requirements. 

A-133 MinnState Audit Reports

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