- Grantees are required to complete a 4-VA follow-up survey at least once every year, for up to five years after the grant is awarded. Additional assessment information will be provided upon award.
- Faculty are expected to acknowledge 4-VA support as a part of publications by using the official 4-VA logo on printed materials and by using language provided by 4-VA.
- Additional expectations regarding expenditure processes and policies will be provided upon award.
- Funds will be used according to the budget provided in the original proposal. The 4-VA executive director or 4-VA assistant director must approve any changes or additions to the budget. Should there be unused funds, those funds will return to 4-VA unless an updated or adapted proposal is submitted and approved by the 4-VA executive director in advance.
Legal and Ethical Considerations
Federal, state, and university policies, procedures and rules apply to all awarded grants. For further information regarding these rules, please contact Procurement, the Financial Procedures Manual, and Accounts Payable. If you believe your project will result in patentable work, you should discuss requirements and policies with Director of the Office of Technology Transfer, Mary Lou Bourne (firstname.lastname@example.org), MSC 4904.
A number of ethical practice review protocols are required for some research activities. If you have questions about the requirements that may apply to your project, contact JMU’s IRB Compliance Officer, Carolyn Strong at email@example.com or 8-6872.