A&S Grants Office

The Arts and Science Grants Office serves as a liaison between A&S faculty and the pre- and post-award staff of the Office of Sponsored Program Administration (OSPA) with regard to proposal submission and post-award oversight and administration.

Pre-Award Services

Proposal services

  • Assist faculty with electronic submissions through Grants.gov and NSF FastLane.
  • Complete agency face sheet.
  • Assist in budget development and form completion.
  • Complete current and pending support page for principal investigator and co-investigator(s), if applicable.
  • Format biographical sketches.
  • Assist in completion of other business forms as dictated by sponsoring agency.

Internal processing services

  • Request DeptID from OSPA for those departments that want to submit a proposal, but may not have a DeptID.
  • Enter proposal information into the PeopleSoft Financial Production database.
  • Complete financial disclosure forms as applicable.
  • Coordinate with department faculty and staff in obtaining appropriate signatures on all applicable forms (internal and external).
  • Review proposals for completeness and ensure that compliance documents (i.e., human subjects, animals, etc.) have been completed and/or filed.
  • Compile and copy proposals via campus Digiprint.
  • Submit proposals to the appropriate OSPA satellite office.

Post-Award Services

  • Serve as primary contact for award notification.
  • Coordinate with department staff in verifying DeptIDs at time of award notification and communicate that information to appropriate OSPA satellite office.
  • Distribute award information to appropriate department faculty and staff.
  • Create fiscal records, track expenditures, and review project chartfields for fiscal compliance.
  • Coordinate with department staff in processing PAFs for grant staff.
  • Assist department staff in reconciling grant budgets and distribute monthly reports to appropriate department faculty and staff as applicable.
  • Maintain project financial files as applicable.
  • Coordinate in-kind (cost-sharing) documentation with department staff.
  • Monitor project chartfield for budget revisions and prepare re-budget requests when necessary.
  • Prepare fiscal reports as needed for A&S dean's office.
  • Coordinate with department faculty in preparing no-cost time-extension requests as appropriate.
  • Coordinate with department staff to prepare transactions as needed to close a project chartfield.
  • Train department faculty in accessing and reading their grant budget reports.
  • Review monthly cost-sharing documentation to ensure that it's being allocated properly and within the time-frame of the grant project.
  • Receive, distribute, and collect effort verification reports (EVRs) for the college. Assist department staff in obtaining signatures.

A&S Grants Office Contact

Tyeece Little
Coordinator, A&S Grants Office
107 Tucker Hall
573-882-1846
littlet@missouri.edu