Research & Economic Development

Office of the Vice Chancellor


UMKC Specific Policies 

Sponsored Programs Administration
The Sponsored Programs Office, which includes Pre and Post award services, ("Sponsored Programs") resides in the Office of Research Services (ORS) and is responsible for stewardship of external funds received for Sponsored Projects. Sponsored Programs oversees submission of proposals to external sponsors, negotiation/acceptance of grant and contract awards, and other Sponsored Programs-related matters.
Advance and Pre Award Accounts
Proposal Submission Policy
It is the policy of University of Missouri – Kansas City (UMKC) to require the timely submission of complete proposal packages to the Sponsored Programs Office in accordance with the time line established within this policy.
Sexual Harassment, Other Forms of Harassment, and Sexual Assault - Compliance with Federal Granting Agency Requirements
Funding recipients must maintain workplaces that are free of discrimination and harassment by:
  • Establishing and maintaining clear and unambiguous standards of behavior
  • Establishing notification pathways for all personnel, including students, regardless of workplace location
  • Providing accessible and evident means for reporting violations, including reporting when personnel are engaged in conferences, workshops, field work, or other research facilities
  • Ensuring institutional due diligence with timely investigations of allegations and corrective actions
Compliance with Federal Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training Requirements
UMKC’s RCR Compliance Policy is intended to comply with the requirements of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) implementation of the requirements of
Sponsored Programs Limited Submissions Policy

Sponsors sometimes limit the number of proposals an institution may submit to a given grant program. In order to manage these limited submission competitions, and to prevent the possible disqualification of UMKC proposals by sponsors, a Limited Submissions Policy has been established.

UM System and other External Policies

Name Position/Unit
DeptIDs (for PeopleSoft entry)
Effort Verification Report (EVR) Training 
Facilities and Administration (F&A) or Indirect Research Costs
FAQ developed by Association of American Universities (AAU)
Two-page primer developed by APLU and AAU
Federal Lobby Disclosure Act 2007
Glossary & Terms Glossary of Terms
Graduate Stipends View the guides for Graduate Stipends here.
OSP Guidance/Policy Memorandums
  1. Transfer of Equipment
  2. Establishing a Center
  3. Proposal Submission Policy
  4. Principal Investigator Eligibility
  5. List of investigators (IF Form)
OMB Circulars
PeopleSoft Grants Electronic Approval Process Go to PeopleSoft Grants Electronic Approval Process‌.
Responsible Conduct of Research
UM System Collected Rules and Regulations UM Collected Rules and Regulations
US Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security Export Control
Sexual Harassment, Other Forms of Harassment, and Sexual Assault – Compliance with Federal Granting Agency Requirements OSPA SPPG Sexual Harrassment UMKC Oct 2019
Establishing an Award
Allowable Costs and Cost Principles
Cost Sharing/Matching
Cash Management & Federal Drawdowns
Cash Management & Non-Letter of Credit Invoicing
Uncollectible Grants Receivable
Effort Verification Reports
Payments to Research Study Participants
Participant Support Costs
Period of Availability
Award Closeout
Institutional Base Salary
Federal Fringe Rate
Program Income
Federally Sponsored Construction Projects
Federally Funded Assets
Procurement, Suspension, and Debarment
Subrecipient Monitoring
Facilities and Administrative Costs