Fiscal Agent

If Duke University serves as a fiscal and/or legal agent for any external organization where the relationship includes either applying for Federally-sponsored funding or charging costs to a Federally-supported project, the Vice President for Research must provide approval, with delegation to the Associate Vice President for Finance and Compliance on the implementation of procedures and internal controls specific to each instance of assuming agency.

Last Updated: January 2021

Policy Owner: 
  • Research Compliance and Reporting
Policy Category: 
  • Financial Compliance
  • Research
  • Research Finance
Policy Audience: 
  • Faculty
  • Staff