About Finance: Grants and Contracts

Our Mission:

The Finance: Grants and Contracts (FGC) Office strives to provide high-quality post-award research administration services and expert knowledge to Emory schools and other research administration units.  FGC works in partnership with schools and units through open communication, collaboration, support services and education to effectively support Emory’s research enterprise.

Our Vision:

The Finance: Grants and Contracts (FGC) unit is to be a best-practice model for effective post-award research administration practices and customer support, serving as an essential and valued resource for Emory’s research community.

Organizational Construct

Effective September 1, 2015, the functions previously managed under OGCA by Post Award, Cost Studies, and DMG were aligned into new areas within the Finance Division.  Some functions remained in place with new leadership and a new organizational construct under the newly formed Finance: Grants and Contracts (FGC). Others are under new management within the Division of Finance.  The new organizational construct is as follows:

Finance: Grants and Contracts
  • Financial Reporting Responsibilities
  • Grants and Contracts Invoicing
  • Award Closeout Responsibilities
  • Award Setup (System, Milestones & Contract)
  • Quality Control
  • Process and Procedures
  • Policy Management
  • Subrecipient Monitoring

Controller’s Office:
  • Facilities and Administration Cost Calculations
  • Fringe Benefits
  • Labor Distribution
  • Effort Reporting
  • Grant Reporting: Institutional Reporting
  • A-133 Audit Coordination
  • Service Center Calculations
  • Cash Collections
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Letter of Credit Monitoring

Office of Finance Systems and Data Analytics:
  • Compass and EPEX Systems Support & Maintenance
  • Security Protocols
  • Helpdesk
  • I-Drive Support

Procurement:
  • Asset Management

Services Provided

The Finance: Grants and Contracts office provides central oversight for the post-award fiscal activities of all sponsored projects.