The Contract and Grant Administration (CGA) at Michigan State University is a dedicated unit that excels in post-award administration. With a mission to support the university's research and creative endeavors, CGA provides assistance to faculty and support staff in managing the financial and contractual aspects of their grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts. Their commitment to excellence is evident in their provision of timely, accurate, and courteous support. CGA serves as the official point of contact for external sponsored program financial audits, further highlighting their expertise and accountability in supporting compliance and financial stewardship. With their comprehensive understanding of grant administration, CGA plays a crucial role in enabling MSU's research and creative projects to thrive, while maintaining high standards of financial management and contractual oversight.
Core Business Activities
- Post-award administration of sponsored program awards
- Financial reporting and cash management
- Compliance with sponsor terms and conditions
- External Sponsored Program audits
- F&A proposal and rate