Tag Archives: NSF

Sneak Preview: Research Terms and Conditions Update Under Way

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) A working group of the National Science and Technology Council’s Research Business Models (RBM) subcommittee is taking steps to update the existing governmentwide research terms and…

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NSF OIG Sends Alert Concerning Headquarters Construction Delays

If you’ve ever had major remodeling work done on your house, you know how frustrating it can be if delays in progress extend the completion date. I personally considered myself lucky when the three-week kitchen remodel our family went through…

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Agency Proposal Submission Deadline Under Uniform Grant Guidance Looming

There’s a deadline fast approaching less than three weeks away. It doesn’t involve grant recipients – it applies to federal agencies. Whether they meet that deadline is anyone’s guess.

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NSF Grantees Now Must Submit Program Income Worksheet

Recipients of grants from the National Science Foundation should be aware that the agency recently revised its Grant General Conditions, along with some of its other key grants policies. The revisions, effective Feb. 24, 2014, aren’t overly extensive, but they…

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Sneak Preview: Agencies Begin Requiring Grantees To Use RPPR

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The National Science Foundation has begun requiring its grant recipients to use the Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) format, while the National Institutes of Health plans to…

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Sneak Preview: NSF Plans Steps To Limit Overdue Project Reports

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) National Science Foundation officials expect to implement a report by October that will list grant awardees with annual or final project reports that are at least 90…

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Sneak Preview: COGR Blasts NSF OIG’s Data Collection Plan

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) A coalition of research universities is balking at a plan by the National Science Foundation’s Office of Inspector General to collect data to determine if awardee institutions…

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Sneak Preview: OIG Decries NSF’s Cost Surveillance Measures

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) Concerned that federal funds awarded under National Science Foundation cooperative agreements will generate improper payments, the agency’s Office of Inspector General urged the agency to develop improved…

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Sneak Preview: NSF OIG To Sustain Use of Data Analytics Post-ARRA

The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) Because the enhanced data mining and data analytics capabilities under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has enabled it to conduct audits more efficiently and effectively, the…

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Staying On Top of the Latest Guidelines

We’re ending the first week in October. The weather is starting to get colder. The baseball playoffs are set to begin (and for those of in the D.C. local area – Go Nationals!) and certain key federal agencies have issued…

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