Frequently

Asked

Questions

+I’M NEW TO

IMR. WHO CAN

I CONTACT?

Your first point of contact should be our Grants & Contracts team. Please email Kathleen.McCauley@imr.org for any inquiries regarding submitting a grant, the status of an awarded project, or any question regarding funding

 

+why should

a sponsor pay

indirect costs

(idc) on my

award and what

happens with

that money?

 

IMR is an independent nonprofit corporation that relies on our negotiated IDC rates to support our operations.

+how do i

request a

no-cost

extension

(nce)?

Please contact out Grants & Contacts Administrator, Kathleen.McCauley@imr.org at least 60 days prior to your award expiration so they may submit an official request to the sponsor.

+WHAT CAN I

DO TO START

WORKING ON A

NEW RESEARCH

PROJECT AS SOON

AS ITS AWARDED?

In order to ensure project work and expenditures can begin, please make sure your award has all necessary VA R&D compliance committee/subcommittee approvals.

+MY R&D/IRB/IACUC

APPROVAL IS

PENDING. CAN I

BEGIN MY PROJECT

WORK AND EXPEND

FUNDS?

IMR can only administer VA-approved research and educational programs. VA committee approvals need to be in place prior to expending any fund or starting a project.

+What is an

intergovernmental

personnel act (ipa),

and how do ipas

work at IMR?

An Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) mobility assignment is an agreement between the federal government and another organization for the temporary assignment of skilled personnel for work of mutual concern and benefits. IMR enters into IPAS on a limited basis. We reserve the right to reject sponsorship of any IPA at any time. Please contact Faye.Silver@imr.org to discuss IPAs.

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Fax: 919-680-0722
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