Post-Award Support


Grants Accounting Contact(s)

Ms. Lawanda Johnson

Director Grants Accounting

Phone:   615-963-7978         


- Grant Account Number/FOAP Set-up

- Budget Revision

- Labor Redistribution

- Approval for Transactions on Restricted Accounts


Post Award Steps:

  • Award letter sent to RSP for review and finalization
  • Award Acknowledgement and Budget form is prepared for all Non-Agriculture recipients in RSP and sent to the PI for review and signature (Agriculture awards are processed by staff in the Agriculture Division) 
  • The signed Award Acknowledgement and Budget form is sent to Grants Accounting Office (GAO) to assign an account number (FOAP)
  • Account with FOAP/budget is loaded into BANNER

Additional Grants Accounting Office Tasks and Functions:

  • Grant financial reports/invoices
  • Time and effort reporting

Business and Finance Office performs and can assist with the following:

  • Banner Security Request Form
  • Access to Banner Finance
  • Positions for Permanent, Temp., GA, Work-Aid Students and Extra Service Pay (ESP)
  • Review and approve overtime request, credit awards forms for state funds, transfer vouchers and work-aid forms

Accounts payable can assist with and performs the following tasks:

  • Invoice Payments
  • Sign, date and indicate PO number on invoice
  • Process travel claims




  • Tiger Shoppe work flow approval
  • Authorization to post in Banner/Tigershoppe


  • Register with Concur (Vendor that books the travel flights)

Financial Aid

  • Student pay: Tuition/stipend/scholarships/Fellowships/credit authorization

Office of General Counsel

  • Sub-recipient contracts (TSU prime on the award, giving funds to another entity, requires the Presidents signature)


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