Budget and Finance Support

CCR negotiates study budgets for investigators and works closely with the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) to finalize contracts. CCR also assists with:

  • Budgets preparation for clinical trials; 
  • Reviews of financial sections of the clinical trial agreement;
  • Completion and submission of forms to the OSR with regular follow-up;
  • Invoices start-up costs; and
  • Supervision of study-related invoicing and collections to ensure that sponsors have properly reimbursed investigators for research services (Available upon request) 

Related Resources 

NUCATS Study Budget Template

Not sure where to start with your budget? Access our budget template here 

Meet Kelsey Richey, Study Budget Negotiation Contact 

Meet Kelsey Richey, NUCATS Point of Contact for study budget negotiation in the NUCATS Institute's Center for Clinical Research.  If you would like assistance preparing and negotiating your study budget, Kelsey is your contact.

Office for Sponsored Research (OSR) 

Find useful institutional information, forms, policies, and guidance for proposing and managing sponsored research programs at Northwestern.