The Grants Office

The Grants Office, or its equivalent, is the office of record for all grant and contract submissions at each college or school. The Grants Office reports to the President, Provost, or their designee and implements the research and sponsored program policies of the university and the college or school. They also provide sponsored program administration services to their college or school faculty. 

Resources:  general functions of the Grants Office 

New! Electronic Grant Proposal Information Form (e-GPI) 

CUNY/QCC Grant Forms, Policies, & Procedures - Notify Campus of Intent to Submit a Proposal.

Principal Investigator (PI) or Project Director (PD)

The PI has the primary responsibility for ensuring the success of the research and the overall award management of the sponsored program.  The PI must comply with the financial and administrative policies and regulations associated with the award.

Resources: Principal Investigator (PI) or Project Director (PD) Responsibilities.

The City University of New York (CUNY)


Office of Research

  • Research Integrity and Compliance
    • Conflict of Interest
    • Export Control
    • Human Research Protection Program
    • Research Agreements
    • Sponsored Research and Projects
    • Research Integrity
    • Training and Education
    • Research Handbook
    • Resource Library
    • Who to Contact
    • Report a Concern

Records Retention Schedule

Research Foundation - The City University of New York (RFCUNY)

  • Conducting Evaluations
  • Employing Foreign Nationals
  • Labor Law Notices
  • Timesheets
  • Recruiting and Rehiring Employees
  • Requests for Accommodation
  • Administrative and Clerical Salaries
  • Affirmative Action
  • Benefit Programs for all RFCUNY employees
  • Benefits for Retirees
  • Code of Ethics
  • Combating Trafficking in Persons
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Domestic Violence in the Workplace
  • Drug-Free Workplace
  • Effort Certification
  • Equipment, Supplies, and Construction Contracts
  • Fair Labor Standards Act Compliance
  • Job Abandonment
  • Intellectual Property
  • Internet Access
  • Memorandum of Understanding
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
  • Project Employees Complaints
  • Record Retention
  • RF Grant Agreements
  • RF Guidance on Payment to CUNY Employees Memorandum, 6/18/15
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Time Off and Leave Benefits
  • Use of Independent Contractor Agreements
  • Violence Prevention and Weapons in the Workplace
  • Whistleblower
  • Administrative Leave
  • Confidential Leave
  • Cost Sharing
  • Cost Transfers
  • Lacation
  • Misconduct in Science
  • Forward Funding
  • Grant Award Agreements
  • Subrecipient Mornitioring Procedure
  • US DOJ Funded Conferences

Queensborough Community College

Indirect Incentive to Research Policy Limited Submission Policy Research Foundation CUNY Scholarships and Fellowships
Workplace Violence Resources

Security Policies & Procedures

National Archives and Records Administration

Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Grants and Agreements

Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principals, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.

Predatory Publishing

Campus Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.