Funds awarded for a specific investigator-initiated project with minimal programmatic involvement from the grantor (sponsor).
- Intent is to support the sponsor’s mission, advance knowledge and/or provide public good
- Typically requires programmatic reports
- Includes terms & conditions for use of the funds such as budgetary restrictions
- Will state programmatic objectives
- Awardees work towards achieving broad programmatic objectives
- There is usually some flexibility to adapt project or adjust scope, budget etc. (though may require sponsor approval)
When choosing a Project Type on an eGC1 in SAGE the following are also considered “grants”:
- WA State Agency Interagency agreements (unless originating funding is a federal contract)
- IPA, JPA, Staff Assignments
- Federal assistance funding authorized by law
- Specifies a Catalog of Federal Assistance (CFDA) number in award document
- Subawards where the originating funding is a federal grant
- Subawards from Pass Through Entities should include the CFDA number in the subaward agreement.
Non-repayable funds disbursed by one party (grant makers), often a corporation, foundation or trust, to a recipient, often (but not always) a nonprofit entity, educational institution, business or an individual.