Grants Policies and Procedures

The Simons Foundation will not consider unsolicited requests for funding.

Last Updated: September 2016

 

The terms and conditions applicable to grants funded by the Simons Foundation are set forth in the Policies & Procedures document, unless otherwise specified in the award letter. Grantees and their institutions must abide by all applicable laws and regulations.

Resources for Instructions on How to Submit Deliverables
Web Form Instructions
Online Financial Statement Instructions
Web Form Video Instructions
Online Financial Statement Video Instructions 

Deliverables¹ Deadlines¹ Authority proposalCENTRAL Role²
Activation Agreement Due on or before the start date of the grant Sign and Submit Signing Official
EFT Payment Information Due on or before the start date of the grant and by each renewal date Sign and Submit Signing Official or Financial Officer
Financial Statement and Subcontract Financial Statement (if applicable) Due 60 days following the end of each funding year Sign and Submit Financial Officer
Reallocation of Funds Request Rolling; Required for any reallocations exceeding $50,000 of the annual awarded funds Sign and Submit Signing Official
Progress Report Due 60 days following the end of each funding year Sign and Submit Signing Official
Final Progress Report Due 60 days following the end date of the grant Sign and Submit Signing Official
Carry Forward Request Due 30 days prior to the end date of the funding year for any unexpended balance over $50,000 of the annual awarded funds Sign and Submit Signing Official
No-Cost Extension Request Due 30 days prior to the end date of the grant for any unexpended balance Sign and Submit Signing Official
All Deliverables As noted above Edit or View Only² PI, Grantee Administrator, Grant Manager, Financial Administrator, Department Administrator, Accountant, etc.

¹ unless otherwise stated in the award letter
² Only users assigned to the Signing Official or Financial Officer roles in the Contacts & User Access section of each award have permission to sign and submit the corresponding deliverable. All other roles will be given edit or view only access and are not permitted to sign or submit deliverables.

For questions, please see the Contact section of the Policies & Procedures document.