Tag Archives: National Science Foundation

OMB Memorandum Seeks Undisbursed Balances Info from Four Agencies

It’s been pretty busy over the last week or two at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), although the news coming out of OMB doesn’t yet include the 2016 Compliance Supplement. Of interest to the single audit community, OMB…


Sneak Preview: NSF Outlines Essential Requirements in New Guide

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) Applicants for National Science Foundation grants must comply with important new provisions in the agency’s revised Proposal and Award Policy and Procedures Guide (PAPP Guide), or the…


Coburn's Not Exactly Blinded by NSF's Science

Among the barbeques, the houseguests, the sightseeing and the yard work, I spent a portion of my Memorial Day weekend reading some excerpts from Sen. Tom Coburn’s (R-Okla.) 73-page report on wasteful spending at the National Science Foundation. The report,…