The University of Chicago
The University of Chicago

Local Business Center, Division of the Physical Sciences

Grants & Contracts

The grant/contract process can be generally divided into two stages: pre-award and post-award.

The pre-award stage involves indentifying a funding opportunity and submitting a completed proposal.

Post-award covers all facets of the grant/contract after it is awarded and includes: creating accounts, setting up payroll distributions, spending, requesting extensions, filing agency reports, etc.

The Financial Administrator will assist the PI during both stages.

University Research Administration (URA) is responsible for reviewing out going proposals, providing University endorsement, and submitting proposals electronically. It also handles in-coming and out-going subawards.

Sponsored Award Accounting (formerly Restricted Funds) is responsible for post-award accounting and timely financial reporting to funding agencies.

George Herbert Jones Laboratory

PSD LBC Main Office

Jones Laboratory: 5747 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637

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Eckhart Hall

PSD LBC Satellite Office

Eckhart Hall: 5734 S. University Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637

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Gordon Center for Integrative Science

Chemistry Business Center

Gordon Center for Integrative Science: 929 E 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637

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