Grants funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Section 1553 of Division A, Title XV of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111-5) have specific compliance and reporting requirements, described below. ARRA also protects employees of non-federal employers who disclose possible fraud, waste, and/or abuse of Recovery Act funds.
Monitoring Expenses and Managing Your Grant
As PI/PD, you are the sole budget administrator for your grant and must authorize all expenditures posted to it. Only your signature is needed on vouchers or requisitions. Reimbursements to you must be signed by your supervisor or the Office of Grants & Contract Administration.
Your grant has been funded! Now what?
As Principal Investigator or Project Director (PI/PD), you are responsible for all aspects of conducting the project. The PI/PD is responsible for: