Post Award Administration

Post Award Administration involves a broad set of activities regarding the management of sponsored funds, compliance with federal regulations and adherence to Duke policies and procedures. In addition to specific training programs and courses, the Post Award Administration Manual referenced below serves as a useful resource for those involved in the grant management process. 

Post Award Administration Manual

The Post Award Administration Manual was developed by the Office of Sponsored Programs for use by designated departmental administrators.  The manual covers the entire post-award process: from setting up a cost object to identify the accounting activities for a project to reporting requirements, to preparing final reports at the close of a project.

The manual is broken down into the following major sections:


The Office of Sponsored Programs is available at (919) 684-5442 to answer any questions about the post award process or department administrators may schedule individual appointments with OSP staff at Erwin Mill Square, Suite 300 (2200 W. Main St., Durham).