Tag Archives: uniform guidance

Spotlight on Policy: Sub-Receipient Monitoring

By: Maggie Gallagher-Mondak This week’s Spotlight post was inspired by our News Roundup post from December 2nd.  In that post, a link to an NSF Office of Inspector General presentation was provided.  The presentation includes a short list of common audit findings.  Included on that short list is “Inadequate sub-award monitoring.”  The Uniform Guidance has […]

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News Roundup: LEIE Updates, Happy Birthday UG! and More

The List of Excluded Individuals/Entities (LEIE) is now available for download in new CSV formats. This database file can be downloaded and used to verify whether individuals or entities proposing to work with us on grant projects are on the “No” list.  The databases are updated monthly to add new exclusions and to remove those […]

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Thursday Top Ten: Sponsored Research News You Need to Know!

After our relaxing two-week holiday break here at VCU, we’ve come back to find lots of things going on in the world of sponsored research! For our first 2015 Top Ten, here are the top ten things news items of which you need to be aware as we go into the new year! 1)  The […]

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Thursday Top Ten: Uniform Guidance Updates

This week’s Thursday Top Ten post focuses on the new Uniform Guidance, which will replace the current OMB circulars (A-21, A-110, and A-133) on December 26, 2014. You’ll recall our original post about the UG.. but a lot has changed or been clarified since then!  Here are the top ten latest updates on the UG: […]

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NSF Issues New Proposal Guide

This just in from NSF! Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce that a revised version of the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), (NSF 15-1) has been issued.  The PAPPG has been revised to implement 2 CFR § 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance).  The Uniform […]

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COFAR Has Released New FAQs on the Uniform Guidance

If you’re following the new Uniform Guidance (UG) preparations, you’ll be interested to know that COFAR has released over 200 new FAQs and answers.  You can read them here.  VCU’s UG subcommittee has completed its initial work in identifying the areas where we need to focus our compliance efforts over the next few months, and […]

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