OSP Policies & Procedures

The following policies and procedure guides have been established for the acquisition and management of sponsored programs at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, and Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute.

  1. Principal Investigator Eligibility
  2. Policy on Submission Deadlines for Applications Submitted by the Office of Sponsored Programs
  3. Pre-Award Spending Policy
  4. Direct Cost Charging Policy
  5. Cost Transfer Policy
  6. No-Cost Extensions Policy
  7. Purchase of Personal Computers and Electronic Devices on Sponsored Programs
  8. Indirect Cost Policy
  9. Cost Sharing Policy
  10. Cost Sharing Procedure Guide

Accounting Policies

These policies have taken effect as of November 15, 2017. If you have any questions about the policies and associated forms, please contact the Office of Research Business Management​ contact person for your area.

Sponsored Programs Award Management Guidance 

Please note that in addition to the policies reference above, Sponsored Program Management Guidance documents are referenced separately on the OSP and Research Business Management (RBM) sections of the Researcher Toolkit. These guidance documents provide additional important processes and procedures for effective grant and contract award management, and are effective June 1, 2017. Both the policy and guidance documents should be referenced in relation to grant applications, contract acquisition, and grant and contract award management.