Subrecipient Commitment Form Updated to Address New Sponsor Requirements

Jan. 4, 2021

Important updates have been made to the Subrecipient Commitment Form to address new requirements from the Department of Defense and NIH. This new form replaces all older versions of the form effective immediately for all outgoing sub awards from CU Boulder. Updates to the Subrecipient Commitment Form NAICS Code field...

NSF Format Requirements for Current and Pending Effective for Post-award Actions and Reports

Oct. 22, 2020

For the past several months the Office of Contracts and Grants has been relaying communication from the National Science Foundation about the move toward use of SciENcv for creation of biographical sketches and current and pending support forms for new proposals submitted on or after October 5, 2020. In the...

NSF proposals on or after Oct. 5 must use new Biosketch and Current and Pending forms

Sept. 9, 2020

All NSF proposals submitted or due on or after October 5 must use the required Biosketch and Current and Pending forms. OCG has put together a number of resources to help with these upcoming changes: For Biosketches and Current and Pending , NSF will only allow upload of approved, validated...

Working Remotely is Not Eligible for Off-Campus Indirect Cost Rate

July 22, 2020

CU Boulder recognizes that many sponsored project personnel are still working remotely during our response to the COVID-19 crisis. Please be advised that such work is not eligible for an off-campus Indirect Cost rate. All personnel working from home or other remote locations right now are still using University computing...

New Version of the Proposal Submission Request (PSR) Form Effective July 20

July 20, 2020

The Office of Contracts and Grants has prepared a new, upated Proposal Submission Request (PSR) form that is effective Monday, July 20, 2020. The PSR has been redeveloped to address technical glitches with the previous PDF form and to update the form content. Most of the PSR questions remain unchanged...

Now Available in infoEd: Bailment Agreements and Sponsor Titled Property Records

July 7, 2020

Bailment Agreements Beginning in April 2020, OCG began entering and tracking all Bailment Agreements in info Ed. Active Bailment Agreements executed in 2018 and forward have been entered and can now be viewed by the associated departments. Bailment Agreements can be found by searching by PI name and locating projects...

Award volume increases as fiscal year end approaches

May 19, 2020

The Office of Contracts and Grants (OCG) typically sees a large increase in the volume of awards in June as we close out the state fiscal year. OCG staff is working diligently to move awards through as quickly as possible and respond to emails and requests. All sponsored awards must...

NSF Expansion and Upcoming Proposal Submission Changes

April 9, 2020

NSF has made a number of changes and enhancements to proposal submissions. The following summary highlights these changes and effective dates. NSF collaborative submissions can now be submitted in Please consult with your OCG Proposal Analyst on how to initiate an application through, and how to link collaborative...

NIH Late Application Policy Due to Public Health Emergency for United States for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 30, 2020

Notice Number: NOT-OD-20-091 Release Date: March 26, 2020 Purpose NIH will be highly accommodating of late applications submitted through May 1, 2020. We anticipate, but cannot guarantee, that all late applications submitted by that date will be reviewed in the council round to which they were submitted (e.g. August or...

Video Message on COVID-19 Flexibilities for Research from Mike Lauer, NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research

March 30, 2020