All ORA Forms

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Form Description Date Revised
90 Day Justification Form download pdf A Cost transfer being requested more than 90 calendar days, after the date of transaction on a financial statement, must include this form with a complete explanation detailing the necessity of the cost transfer.  12-19-22
Advance Account download pdf In the absence of an award letter, an account may be opened or extended under guarantee. 08-24-23
Close Out Form download pdf Please fill out  the Close Out Form when your acccount has ended. 05-08-23
Cost Sharing-Matching Funds Statement Form download pdf This form is to be used when requesting a separate sponsored account to record and document cost sharing/matching funds. 05-17-19
Costing Allocation Template 2024 download excel file The 2024 Costing Allocation Template was created to assist you with calculating salary caps for grants. Please click on instructions to learn how to use the template. 04-12-19
Costing Allocation Template 2025 download excel file The 2025 Costing Allocation Template was created to assist you with calculating salary caps for grants. Please click on instructions to learn how to use the template. 5-20-24
F&A Waiver/Cost Share download pdf Complete this form and include it in your funding proposal when initiating an Ancillary Review in IBISResearch to request waiver or reduction of (F&A) Costs or if the project involves cost sharing



General Purpose Request Form download pdf Please use this form to justify the general purpose costs that were not anticipated on a proposal. General purpose costs are not allowable except for special circumstances. 08-01-21
Internal Prior Approval Request (IPAR) download pdf

This form is to be completed with attached supporting documentation as needed, when requesting Pre-Award Cost, No Cost Extension or Rebudgeting funds on a sponsored program account.

Jackson Work Order Request Form

Create a Jackson Work Order in the IBISResearch system. Use the “Create Agreement” function within the related FP (Funding Proposal) in the Grants module of IBISResearch. Attach the needed documents (Jackson Work Order Request Form, Jackson CTO Application and JHS Study Calendar) within the IBISResearch submission. Once the information is received through the IBISResearch system, creation of Jackson Work Order can begin.

Memorandum of Understanding A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is an agreement between two or more parties planning to create a cooperative research and/or educational partnership.
NIH eRA Commons Account Request
Non Availability of Equipment The Non Availability of Equipment form is used for equipment purchases funded by federal or state grants, contracts or agreements. 04-11-18
NSF FastLane Access Request 

NSF has a new account management functionality.  To request a new National Science Foundation (NSF) account,  Principal Investigators need to request access through  Users with existing NSF accounts can access the NSF ID Lookup page for their NSF ID. Forgotten passwords for established NSF accounts may be retrieved here

PAA Worksheets download excel file
Research Reporting System Access Request download pdf Please fill out this form to obtain access to the Research Reporting System (RRS).
Subrecipient Commitment Form download pdf The Subrecipient Commitment Form must be submitted with grant applications that include subawardees/subcontractors to the Office of Research Administration (ORA). ORA will not issue subawards/subcontracts without the completed Subrecipient Commitment Form. 03-14-24