Negotiating Research Grant Agreements with Universities and Research Institutions

2015 Tax Seminar (Salk Institute), La Jolla, California

117685890As a foundation, working with universities and nonprofit research institutions can be an exciting and rewarding process!  While there are different ways you can fund this type of project, it is important to consider negotiating a grant agreement with the institution to clarify both parties’ expectations in a written record.  This paper and presentation explore different aspects of the grant agreement negotiation process and include several sample clauses to consider when negotiating.