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Office of Contract and Grant Accounting (OCGA)

OCGA ensures good stewardship of sponsored funds by managing the Financial Post Award activities of UMBC’s Restricted Funds.
OCGA’s objective is to provide financial support to the University in administering sponsored projects. Sponsored projects can be research, instruction or public service involving funding from an outside source under a legal agreement.

OCGA is responsible to the University and to the funding agencies for the financial and regulatory administration of these contracts and grants. We interpret policies of private and governmental funding agencies to ensure that expenditures adhere to regulation and guidelines, as well as implement UMBC policies and procedures related to contracts and grants.

OCGA is responsible for:

  • PeopleSoft award setup and review
  • Modification processing
  • Compliance review and analysis
  • Invoicing
  • Revenue collection, receivable, and management
  • Sponsored financial reporting and analysis
  • Fiscal reporting and reconciliation
  • Audit responses


Contract & Grant staff is located at…

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

Administration Building, 4th Floor
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250
Fax: 410.455.1916

Click here for the OCGA Organizational Chart
Click here for Contract & Grant Accounting Staff List