Every Principal Investigator (PI) at the University of Miami is required to complete, route and obtain institutional approval before submitting a proposal to an agency. Please use the PCRF-L or PCRF-S to obtain this approval.
PCRF-L (Revised: 5/26/16): The PCRF-L is used for all new, non-compete, compete and supplemental proposals/applications, as well as all contracts/agreements involving new money and/or monetary increases (no matter how small the value) where sponsored funding will be received by UM.
PCRF-S (Revised: 2/19/2014): The PCRF-S is used for non-financial changes being made to existing UM contracts/agreements via an amendment/modification. It is also used for amendments/modifications which decrease funding.
Advance Account Form: In the absence of an award letter, an account may be opened or extended under guarantee.
Subrecipient Commitment Form (Revised: 4/06/16): The Subrecipient Commitment Form must be submitted with grant applications that include subawardees/subcontractors to the Office of Research Administration (ORA). ORA will not issue subawards/subcontracts without the completed Subrecipient Commitment Form.
Internal Prior Approval Request Form (IPAR): The IPAR form can be used to request internal prior approval for Federal and Federal Pass-Through awards for a variety of actions including pre-award costs up to 90 days, end date extensions, equipment acquisition not included in original budget, rebudgeting, among others.
General Purpose Request Form: Please use this form to justify the general purpose costs that were not anticipated on a proposal. General purpose costs are not allowable except for special circumstances.
Costing Allocation Template: The Costing Allocation Template was created to assist you with calculating salary caps for grants as well as mid period allocations in Workday. Please click on instructions to learn how to use the template.