Fiscal and Resource Management (Core A)

Core A provides overall fiscal and resource management of the IDDRC. With University support, the core also provides grant development services and services related to philanthropy.

  • Grants Development

    Assembly and submission of complex grant applications to extramural funding agencies, budget development and justification for competing and noncompeting grant applications, and maintenance of investigator and key faculty biosketches in order to facilitate accurate and timely grant submissions. Less complex applications are handled by the investigator’s departments.

    Editing and formatting narrative, budget development, form pages (Other Support, Biosketches, Resources), tables and graphics, obtaining letters of support, assistance with IRB and ACC procedures, routing applications for Vanderbilt approval, duplicating, mailing, grant transfers.

    Post-award services include providing up-to-date information on policies and procedures of various granting agencies and the institution; providing fiscal reporting and financial status reports on funded projects; providing personnel services for investigators and their staff; providing quotations for research-related equipment; and purchasing supplies for investigators.

    Budget development and justification for competing and noncompeting NIH applications; fiscal services for Center, budget consultation and training for investigators and research staff, personnel and payroll, travel assistance, purchasing and accounts payable support, inventory control.

  • Hobbs Discovery Grants

    The VKC IDDRC uses philanthropic funds to support Nicholas Hobbs Discovery Grants, an internal mechanism to support interdisciplinary research pilot studies consistent with the IDDRC translational research mission. Awards are made annually through a competitive process.

  • Development

    Assistance in raising funds from individuals, foundations, and corporations. Support for VKC Leadership Council and Nicholas Hobbs Donor Society.

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