Grants and Contracts Management Resources 

General Research and Management Resources

Investigator's Handbook
How-to manual for conducting research at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care/Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute geared towards investigators.


Registering for eCommons Instructions
How to gain access to NIH eCommons.


HPHCI Process for Data Privacy and Security Agreements and Data Destruction Policy

Roles and Responsibilities
Roles and responsibilities matrix including investigators, project managers, grants managers, IRB committees/staff, and data managers.


OSP Glossary and Acronyms
A glossary for commonly-used terms and acronyms at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care/Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute.

Office of Sponsored Programs Portfolio
How to determine who is the grants manager for your projects by investigator.


Annual Single Audit Information

Application Resources:

Information for HPHC Applications
Useful facts regarding the Office of Sponsored Programs and research grants management at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care/ Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute including official contact information, official signatory on applications, fringe benefit %, F&A rate, federal salary cap, Institute rent, and other relevant information including HPHC DUNS number.


Cost Share Calculator
Excel Spreadsheet with formulas that calculate your staff’s cost sharing over multi grant years by simply inputting the staff members salary and percent effort on a project.


Boilerplate Description of Research Environment
Boilerplate description of the research environment at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. This boilerplate may be used in grant applications and may be edited to fit local circumstances.


Forms Needed From Subrecipients
Forms needed for including Subrecipients in Grant Submissions


Hardware/software/ASP (Application Service Provider) approval process
Hardware/software/ASP (Application Service Provider) approval and purchasing process.


F&A Rate Agreement

Research Study Concerns?

  • If you have questions or concerns regarding the rights of a research participant, you may leave a message anonymously on the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care IRB Hotline: 800-807-6812.

  • If you suspect research misconduct at Harvard Pilgrim, contact the Research Integrity & Compliance Officer at 617-867-4817.

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