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Office of Sponsored Scholarship and Programs  

Funding Opportunities: Gift or Grant?

If you answer 'YES' to ONE OR MORE of the following questions, then the funding is a sponsored program or sponsored researcher and should be processed through the Office of Sponsored Scholarship and Programs.

If you answer 'NO' to all of the following questions, then the funding is a gift and should be processed through the UNC Asheville Foundation.

1. Does the funding agency expect you to provide deliverable(S)?

If yes, then contact OSSP.

Deliverables

  • Stewardship entails providing
  1. Names of scholarship recipients
  2. Summary of how the funds were expended
  3. Brief report evaluating program outcomes
  • Deliverable entails providing:
  1. Product
  2. Service
  3. Technical or scientific report(s)
  4. Intellectual property rights
  5. Fiscal reports (including invoices) and audits

 


2. Does the funding agency expect you to enter into a written agreement that is legally enforceable?

If yes, then contact OSSP.

A written agreement may have...

        • Administrative terms and conditions for use of the funds
        • Provisions for intellectual property
        • Provisions for reporting
        • Provisions for publication rights
        • Any other legal provision

 


3. Is there a specific and expected return in exchange for the funding?

If yes, then contact OSSP.

Failure to deliver could result in unfavorable consequences to UNC Asheville.

UNC Guideline Document 1.0 - Defining Sponsored Programs

Last edited by ltoms@unca.edu on October 29, 2012

Contact Information

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One University Heights
Asheville, NC 28804
Office: 828.251.6476
Fax: 828.232.5042
Email: ltoms@unca.edu