2.2 Funding Mechanisms

Policy No: RESEARCH 2.2  
Type of Policy: Administrative
Effective Date: September 2013    
Last Revised: September 2013

Policy Owner: OSP
Policy Contact: Duane Hutchison, Director of Sponsored Programs, Duane.Hutchison@osp.gatech.edu

1. Policy Statement

It is the policy of Georgia Tech that funding for research and other sponsored activities be awarded to the legal entity designated by the Institute as follows:


  • Grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements with U.S. government agencies, state and local governments, and municipalities
  • Grants and contracts with foreign governments
  • Industry contracts
  • Grants with restrictions, intellectual property provisions or deliverables

Georgia Tech Foundation (GTF)

  • Philanthropic gifts, donations, bequests, endowments
  • Unrestricted grants from industry or Foundations

Georgia Tech (GT)

  • IPAs
  • Fellowships and scholarships

2. Scope

This policy applies to all Georgia Tech faculty and staff members.

3. Related Information

Resource Link
GTRC http://www.gtrc.gatech.edu/
GTARC http://www.gtarc.gatech.edu/
GTF http://www.gtf.gatech.edu/
Georgia Tech http://www.gatech.edu

4. Policy History

Revision Date Author Description
12-31-2013 OSP Rev 1.0