Handbook for Principal Investigators
This manual has been prepared by the Office of Research Services (ORS), Coastal Carolina University, to help faculty and staff in the preparation and submission of grant proposals and the administration of grant awards. Material contained in this manual is relevant to any kind of project or granting agency.
The most current information such as fringe benefit rates will be posted to this site as soon as they become available and may be downloaded to keep your manual up-to-date. The site also includes other grant related information as well as grant funding opportunities and links to other universities and funding agencies. If you choose to print this manual from the Web Site, be aware that it includes links, which you will need to ignore in the printed version.
The staff of ORS is pleased to have an active role in working with faculty and staff in the complex process of proposal preparation, submission and award and strive to provide the best possible service to the Coastal Carolina University community.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. Title Page
l. Cost Sharing
D. Site Visits
C. CCU Accounts
APPENDIX NO. 2. Pre-Award Step Summary
APPENDIX NO. 3. Proposal Submission Flow Chart
APPENDIX NO. 4. Things You Must Be Aware Of - Pre-Award
APPENDIX NO. 5. Regulations for Travel Reimbursement
APPENDIX NO. 6. Post-Award Responsibilities (salaries/consultants/travel, etc.)
APPENDIX NO. 7. Post-Award Responsibilities - How-to Action Matrix
APPENDIX NO. 8. Contacts for Campus Services
APPENDIX NO. 9. Important Information about Coastal Carolina University
APPENDIX NO. 10. Kimbel Library Resources
APPENDIX NO. 11. Common Grant Forms
APPENDIX NO. 12. Fringe Benefits for Grant Employees
APPENDIX NO. 13. grantsERA tutorials