About SPA

Office Hours
8:30am to 5:00pm


Sponsored Funds Financial Management provides services related to post-award administration and financial compliance for grants and contracts received by the Research Foundation for SUNY, University at Albany campus.

The office is dedicated to providing quality service to Principal Investigators and project staff while ensuring compliance with all applicable federal, state, local, University and Research Foundation policies. 

The office serves the University Research community in the following areas:

  • Review of grant expenditures for non-procurable goods and services to ensure compliance with Research Foundation and Sponsor requirements as well as applicable Federal Regulations such as OMB Circulars A-21, A-110, and A-133
  • Encumbrance of and payment for non-procurable goods and services, such as; Travel, Independent Contractor Services; Participant Stipends, and Sub-awards
  • Payment of vendor invoices
  • Financial reporting and billing to sponsors in accordance with sponsor requirements, and collection of those receivables
  • Deposit of funds to Research Foundation multiple sponsor accounts
  • Distribution of labor charges for all sponsored funds employees, release time appointments and labor cost sharing
  • Production and certification of effort reports
  • Security assistance with accessing the Research Foundation Business Systems

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