Research & Economic Development

Office of the Vice Chancellor

Manage Research Awards at UMKC

The Office of Research Services (ORS) reviews all grants, contracts, and sponsored projects awarded to UMKC researchers. We do that to make certain your rights are protected and to ensure proper fiscal management of your project award at UMKC.

Most grants and all contracts and subcontracts issued to UMKC require signatures from both the sponsoring agency and the university.

  • Note: Faculty members and principal investigators are not authorized to sign award documents on behalf of the university.

After the sponsor or funding agency accepts your research proposal and makes an award to the university, the ORS’s Post-Award Office will help you: