The Department of Contracts and Grants supports the administration of subaward agreements under sponsored projects. This occurs when the university is awarded a sponsored research agreement in which a substantive portion of the work will be performed by another institution or organization.
This section will cover the subaward process from start to finish by addressing common subaward–related questions.
- What is a subaward?
- Who is a subrecipient?
- When should I use a subaward versus a vendor contract?
- How do I request a new subaward?
- Can USC issue a subaward before receiving the Prime Award?
- How do I add subcontractors that were not part of USC’s original proposal?
- What happens after I submit a subaward requisition?
- How much can a subcontractor charge for indirect costs?
- What are USC’s subrecipient monitoring responsibilities?
- Who is responsible for subrecipient monitoring?
- How do I monitor the technical and financial performance of a subrecipient?
- What should I look for when reviewing subrecipient invoices?
- How long do I have to pay a subrecipient invoice?
- When should I modify an existing subaward?
- How do I modify an existing subaward?
- How do I close out a subaward?