Grant Policies

In November 2011, the Provost's Council approved the revised University of San Francisco Office of Sponsored Programs Pre- and Post-Award Policies & Procedures manual.

The manual provides a thorough overview of OSP policies and procedures, and we encourage you to familiarize yourself with its contents. Topics include:

  • Internal Approvals Required for Proposal
  • Internal Deadline for Proposal Submission
  • Cost Sharing
  • Unallowable Costs
  • Budget Reallocations
  • Cost Transfers
  • Effort Reporting
  • Equipment Purchases
  • Financial Reports
  • Technical Reports
  • Responsible Conduct of Research

Download the manual.

Questions regarding the policies and procedures in this manual should be directed to the Office of Sponsored Programs at

Please click on the links below for more information about University policies related to contracts and grants management: