Need a form or an explanation of a form?
Scroll down to find an extensive list of forms relating to grants and contracts with some accompanying explanatory documents, as well as links to external sources of commonly used sponsor forms, both government and private.
Commonly Requested Information - An easy-to-read document to assist you in completing application cover sheets and budgets.
Post-Award Department Assignments - An easy-to-read document of Sponsored Projects Accounting.
Proposal Development Guidance
|Calendar Months Converter
|An Excel spreadsheet to help convert number of months to percentage of year. Frequently asked questions.
|NIH Grant Forms
|NIH PHS Forms
|DHHS's PHS 398 website
|NIH Training Grant Institutional Commitment Letter
|Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) Subcontract Templates
Link to templates used by FDP members including the Air Force, Army Medical, Army, Dept. of Energy, EPA, NASA, Navy, NIH, NSF & USDA.
|Subreceipient Commitment Form
|The required form to be completed by subrecipients on all proposals.
|Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) Template
|Microsoft Word document
|Industry - Sponsored Research Agreement (SRA) Template
|To formalize a research agreement with industry reach out to Meghan.Schane-Rambert@case.edu (non- SOM) or email@example.com (for SOM only)
|Industry - Sponsored Service Agreement (SSA)
|To formalize a service agreement with industry reach out to Meghan.Schane-Rambert@case.edu (non- SOM) or firstname.lastname@example.org (for SOM only)
Award Management Forms
|Certification of Invoice for Payment
|Subaward Invoice Certification Memo from the Project Director(a Microsoft Word document)
|Forms for reporting effort are available in Spiderweb.
|Post-Award Department Assignments
|Late Cost Transfer Form
|Operating Advance Clearance Form
|Form PHS 2271
|Information and instructions for completing a statement of appointment
|DHHS Statement Relinquishing Interests and Rights in a Public Health Service Research Grant
|VA Form 2
CWRU/LSCDVAMC/CVAMREF: Joint Appointment & Memorandum of Understanding. Utilized when a VA employee will be working on a NIH grant at CWRU, assignment is up to 12 months and VA will be invoicing CWRU for salary of VA employee.
|VA Form 3
Case Western Reserve University/Louis Stokes Cleveland: Research Foundation Memorandum of Understanding
|Conflict of Interest (COI) Mandatory Training
|Continuing Research Education Credit (CREC) Application
|Export Control Checklist
|IRB (CWRU) Electronic Submission System
|CWRU's SpartaIRB application
|IRB in a Nutshell at CWRU
|Informed consent template incorporating the Revised Common Rule.
|Guidance on Child Assent for children ages 8-17: The CWRU IRB suggests that researchers utilize a written and signed child assent form for subjects in this age range (in addition to parental permission). When drafting a written assent form, researchers may find it helpful to create a simplified version of an adult informed consent document, appropriate for the reading level of the subjects (see "Example Informed Consent Document" above).
|IRB (CWRU) Short Form IC
|Guidance on the use of a Short Form: A Short Form may be used for non-English speaking individuals or for individuals who struggle with literacy. A Short Form consent form is a document that contains a brief paragraph that affirms all the elements of informed consent (as required by the federal regulations) were reviewed with the participant in a language understandable to the subject. The Short Form must be in the participant´s native language.
|HIPAA Authorization Language for Consent
|Microsoft Word document
|HIPAA: 18 Identifiers Considered Protected Health Information (PHI)
|Definition of PHI and list of 18 identifier considered being PHI under HIPAA.
|Human Genomic Data Sharing Certification Process
Description of how an investigator will acquire an Institutional Genomic Data Sharing Certificate for human large scale genomic data generating studies
SpartaIRB Protocol Templates
|These documents can be found in the SpartaIRB library.
Technology Transfer Forms
|Material Transfer Agreement Review Form
|PLEASE NOTE: This form must be filled out for ALL Material Transfer Agreements
|Invention Disclosure Form
|Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) / Confidentiality Agreement
|Outgoing Biological Material Transfer Agreement (MTA)
|Uniform Biological Material Transfer Agreement (UBMTA) Implementing Letter
Need to find a common policy or guideline?
Proposal Development Guidance
|Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine NIH Grants Guidelines
|Procedures that should be followed for NIH grants that involve both CWRU (non-CCLCM) faculty and CCLCM faculty.
|Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center Policy
CWRU faculty, staff, and students may, from time to time, be involved in professional activities (teaching, research, service or clinical care) at both CWRU and the Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center. Generally, this requires a joint appointment at each institution.
|NIH Calendar Months Converter
An Excel spreadsheet to help convert number of months to percentage of year. Frequently asked questions.
|NSF Proposal + Award Policies
Effective for proposals submitted on or after January 18, 2011.
|Principal Investigator (PI) / Project Director (PD) Policy
|Definitions and responsibilities of principal investigators (PI) and project directors (PD).
|Proposal Policy (Three Day Due Date)
To ensure that the Office of Sponsored Projects Administration (OSPA) properly executes the University's responsibilities with adequate time to provide investigators with appropriate feedback on their applications and to ensure timely submission to the funding agency, it is necessary that the applications with published and/or established agency deadlines be received by OSPA at least three (3) business days prior to the due date.
Award Management Guidance
Regulatory Compliance Guidance
|Authorship Guidelines at CWRU
|CWRU guidelines on authorship of research and scholarly publications.
|Conflict of Interest (COI) Policy
|Important information about CWRU and sponsor regulations regarding conflicts of interest or the appearance of conflicts of interest.
|Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Procedures and Information
|Current CWRU Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) policies and procedures.
|CWRU IRB Guidance
|CWRU Institutional Review Board Procedures and Information
|Custody of Research Data Policy
|Important University requirements regarding the recording and storage of research data.
|Human Participants in Research Policy
|Letter of Cooperation-Guidance & Templates
|Ohio Attorney General's Position on Publication Rights
CWRU's stance and the Ohio Attorney General's position on publication rights related to sponsored projects.
|Shared Clinical Affiliate-Process 2018
|Overview of Shared Processes with Clinical and Hospital Affiliates
|Texting while driving policy
Technology Transfer Policies
|Intellectual Property Policy
|Adopted by the Board of Trustees on July 23, 2003.