Office of Sponsored Research - 400.06, Procedure 1 - Submitting a Financial Guarantee Request


Office of Sponsored Research - 400.06, Procedure 1 - Submitting a Financial Guarantee Request


A Financial Guarantee is prepared and submitted electronically through Research Administration Management System and eSubmission (RAMSeS) in order to request Pre-Award spending.


  1. Locate the submitted proposal in RAMSeS for which you want to request a financial guarantee.
  2. Click on the proposal number to reach the "Proposal Routing Status" screen.
  3. Select the tab entitled "Financial Guarantee."
  4. Select the link "Add Financial Guarantee to Proposal," and a pop-up form will appear requesting Financial Agreement Information.
  5. Fill out the form and click the "Submit" button. Include sufficient justification to support the likelihood of the award and the necessity for an early account.
  6. The form is electronically routed for internal departmental approval and forwarded to OSR for review and approval.

Contact Information

For questions regarding this procedure and its related operating standard, please contact

For questions regarding Pre-Award management or Post-Award administration, please contact the assigned Sponsored Projects Specialist (SPS).

For invoicing, reporting and other financial matters, please contact the assigned Sponsored Projects Accountant.
OSR Staff assignments are found in RAMSeS or on the OSR website.


  • 05/15/2018: Revised to coincide with the release of the new OSR Website.

The operating standards in the Office of Sponsored Research Operating Standards & Procedures Manual supersede any OSR operating standards, procedures and appendices previously included in the University Business Manual, a publication of UNC-Chapel Hill’s Division of Finance.

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