November 13th, 2023
In late October, the Northern Arizona University Comptroller’s Office completed the re-registration process for SAM.gov. The current registration is effective until October 29th, 2024.
For questions, please contact Nicky Jurgens for assistance.
October 9th, 2023
COGR published the following notice on October 5th regarding the proposed revisions to the Uniform Guidance:
“OMB has posted its proposed revisions to the OMB Guidance for Grants and Agreements (Uniform Guidance) in the October 5, 2023 version of the Federal Register.Comments are due December 4, 2023.According to the FR Notice, comments must be submitted electronically before the comment closing date to www.regulations.gov. In submitting comments, please search for recent submissions by OMB to find docket OMB–2023–0017, which includes the full text of the proposed revisions and submit comments there. Please provide clarity as to the section of the guidance that each comment is referencing by beginning each comment with the section number in brackets. For example; if the comment is on 2 CFR 200.1 include the following before the comment [200.1]. The public comments received by OMB will be posted at http://www.regulations.gov and be a matter of public record. Accordingly, please do not include in your comments any confidential business information or information of a personal-privacy nature. In general, responses to the comments will be summarized and included in the preamble of the final guidance. For additional information, contact Andrew Reisig or Steven Mackey at the OMB Office of Federal Financial Management via email at MBX.OMB.OFFM.Grants@OMB.eop.gov.
COGR is organizing a workgroup with the mission of developing a robust and thorough Comment Letter. In addition, we will hold a session at the Thursday, October 26th COGR Meeting to share an update on the status of the Comment Letter. We also will provide regular updates (including a DRAFT COMMENT LETTER) to the membership over the next 60 days, which can inform institutional responses. Finally, If you are interested in participating in the workgroup or have questions/comments to share, please contact Krystal Toups at firstname.lastname@example.org and David Kennedy at email@example.com.
For more information, please visit COGR’s 2 CFR 200 “Uniform Guidance” resource page.”
September 25th, 2023
On September 22, 2023, Diedre A. Harrison from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Office of Federal Financial Management provided the following notice:
Select the links below to access additional information:
- Blog article posted by OMB: “Dollars Delivering Results: Biden-Harris Administration Publishes Proposed Updates to the Uniform Grants Guidance to Improve Impact of Federal Grants and Other Financial Assistance“
- Proposed Uniform Grants Guidance
August 16th, 2023
The Office of Sponsored Projects has updated the Subrecipient Commitment Form. In addition to formatting changes, the new form has updates to the wording and responses of a variety of questions. Please begin use of the updated form immediately.
If there are any questions regarding the form, please view Subrecipient Commitment Form Instructions or contact OSP at NAU-OSP@nau.edu.
August 1st, 2023
Download the updated Sponsored Project Submissions Timeline (memo from Vice President for Research)*. Please begin use of the updated timeline immediately.
*All references to “days” means “business days.”
June 29th, 2023
Northern Arizona University has authorized an update to the Facilities and Administration (F&A) Rate Agreement. These new rates will be in effect from July 1st, 2023, until June 30th, 2027, or the next amendment.
Please take note of the updated rates shown below and ensure they are implemented in all new proposals, effective immediately.
Organized Research (On-Campus)
Other Sponsored Activities
Organized Research (Off-Campus)
Other Sponsored Activities