External Funds Policy

Policy #: 
DGM 304.001
Executive Owner: 
Director of Philanthropy

All University personnel soliciting and/or receiving external funds.


To coordinate all external funds solicitation and management, except sponsored academic research, through the Office of Philanthropy.


All external funding solicitations must be initiated and coordinated through the Office of Philanthropy. All external funding expenditures must follow University established finance policies and procedures. All grant expenditures must be approved by the grant’s named Program Director (PD) or Principal Investigator (PI) and AHU Grants Manager. All gift expenditures will be reviewed by the Director of Philanthropy with documentation and approvals obtained, as needed.


External Funds are defined as: federal, state, and local grants, private foundation grants, corporate funding, and philanthropic gifts from individuals, organizations, and corporations. Philanthropic gifts may be endowed or not endowed; unrestricted, or donor designated.


CommitteeDate VotedMinutes Code
President's CouncilWednesday, August 5, 202020:109
Approved by: 
Edwin Hernandez
Approval Date: 
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Effective Date: 
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Review Date: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2022