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Grants and Awards

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A number of funding opportunities exist for faculty, graduate and undergraduate students. Please click on the links below to review the criteria and instructions for each grant type.

Institute for Liberal Arts Call for Proposals

Clough Center Graduate Research Grant

Clough Center Civic Internship Grant


 

FAQs


I received notification of my grant. How do I obtain the awarded funds?

Awarded funds are budgeted within the respective center or institute's budget. A unique account will be set up with your allocated funds and that account is reflected on your award notification. Center for Centers will process all expense transactions (hires, invoices, expense reimbursements, purchases, honorarium, etc.). Methods for submitting documentation can be found here.


Can I carry funds forward to the next fiscal year?

All funds awarded MUST be used for expenditures within the fiscal year that they are awarded and cannot be carried forward to the next fiscal year. Please ensure that all expenditures are complete and documentation is submitted prior to the close of the fiscal year. All unspent funds are forfeited.


How do I purchase supplies using my grant?

Purchases should be made by completing a purchase requisition form and submiting it to cfc@bc.edu or faxing it to 617-552-0630.


Can I request a p-card for my expenditures?

The issuance of a p-card for a grant is evaluated on a case by case basis. To request a p-card please email cfc@bc.edu.


How do I hire a grad or undergrad student worker?

Please send name of student, eagle ID, pay rate, hours, and employment dates to cfc@bc.edu.