ABOUT THIS MANUAL
This Manual is designed to provide current principles, guidelines, and requirements to faculty and staff seeking external funding support, and managing awards in accordance with College policy and in compliance with federal and state laws, rules, and regulations. This Manual is intended to be used as an online reference tool, as there are active links to applicable TCNJ policies, state and federal regulations, standard forms, and other important information, as well as internal links within the document to make this Manual a more useful tool. All active links are highlighted in blue font.
The manual is organized in five parts: Part 1) Definitions, 2) Guiding Principles and General Information, 3) Pre-Award Guidance, 4) Federal Requirements, 5) Award/Declination Guidance.
We are interested in your comments and suggestions as users of this Manual. Please e-mail your questions, problems you have encountered, topics you would like included in the future, or other comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
See also the OAGSR companion publications: Guide to Grant Seeking and Grant Writing and the Guide to Managing Awarded Grants – A Programmatic Perspective, and the Forms and Standard Documents compendium.