Grant Policies, Guidelines, and Resources

Form NamePrimary Contact


Grant Revisions  
Grant Revision Review Policy (requires Macalester userid/password) Michelle Epp
Looking for Forms? - Grant Revision Form
Cost Share  
Policy for Cost Sharing on Sponsored Projects Grants Accountant
Cost Transfers  
Cost Transfer Policy Grants Accountant
Looking for Forms? Cost Transfer Forms
Effort Certification  
Effort Certification Policy and Procedures Grants Accountant
Looking for Training? Effort Certification Training
Subaward Monitoring
Debarred Vendor Policy Grants Accountant 
Monitoring Federally Funded Subrecipients Grants Accountant
Looking for Forms? Subaward Monitoring Forms


Allowable and Unallowable Charges to Federal Grants Grants Accountant
Export Control Regulations Grants Accountant

Grant Funded Travel Guidelines

Are you taking students to a conference or meeting? Typical expenses incurred when traveling to a conference include: conference registration fee, airfare, hotel, meals, and ground transportation. There are several ways to pay student expenses, including meal per diems, Declining Balance Pcards, and travel cash advances. Please use the following Decision Guide to help determine which option(s) best meet your travel needs.  

Decision Guide

See the documents below for more information about your options:

Grants Accountant


General Resources  
Commonly Used Accounting Codes Tracy Arndt
Grant Administration Commonly Used Acronyms Grants Accountant
Grant Vocabulary/Glossary Grants Accountant
Proposal Preparation and Grant Management Guide - PPGMG (requires Macalester userid/password) Michelle Epp
Federal Resources  

Office of Management Budget (OMB) Circulars

  • A-110 Uniform Adminstrative Requirements
  • A-21 Cost Principles for Educational Institutions
  • A-133 Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations
Grants Accountant

Federal-Wide Research Terms and Conditions

Grants Accountant

Buy American Act

Grants Accountant
Fly America Act Grants Accountant
National Science Foundation Awards Management Grants Accountant
National Institutes of Health Grants Policy Statement Grants Accountant