Authorized under Rhode Island General Laws, the Grants Management Office is responsible for managing applications for federal funding, providing administrative assistance to agencies regarding reporting requirements, providing technical assistance and approving agreements with federal agencies. The Office works in partnership with the state agencies on the following activities:
Federal Award Business Process
Standardize, streamline, and improve federal award business process reducing administrative burden while maintaining compliance, results, and quality.
Federal Award Management and Administration
Monitor, measure, and report federal awards' effectiveness throughout the award lifecycle and assure that federal award funds are spent in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and rules.
Accountability and Reporting
Ensure accountability through improved policies and procedures, enhanced coordination, and consistent communication.
Provide timely and accurate award information to stakeholders and the public.
Monitor federal and state legislation to assess impact on federal award administration and management.