Workshop: High-Impact Changes in Federal Proposals and New Pending Resource

Oct. 8, 2019

Time to get ahead of upcoming changes in federal proposals! The Office of Contracts and Grants (OCG) will be offering two workshops addressing the following three high-impact changes that will affect researchers applying for federal funding: NIH Changes – ORCID ID NSF Changes – SciENcv Biosketches OCG Current and Pending...

Updated proposal budget templates available, includes new tool for NSF

June 7, 2019

OCG has updated the following budget templates, now available on the OCG forms webpage : Cost Estimation Tool Simple Cost Estimation Tool NIH Modular Budget Cost Estimation Tool NIH F Series Cost Estimation Tools Changes include updated inflation rates, addition of the IDC Addendum to certain templates, changes to the...

Award volume increasing as fiscal year end approaches

June 4, 2019

Historically, June and September sees a large increase in volume of awards. With the Federal shutdown this past January, we are seeing a large increase in awards coming in from our highest volume sponsors. OCG staff is working diligently to move these awards through as quickly as possible and respond...

Department of Defense Proposals: Current and Pending Support Information Required for Key Personnel

May 10, 2019

As of April 20, 2019, DoD notice of funding opportunities (NFO) for research and research-related educational activities will include a requirement for current and pending support documentation from all key personnel at the proposal stage. The current and pending support document must include: A list of current projects the individual...

New Rate Released for NIH Executive Level II Salary Cap

May 6, 2019

On April 17, NIH announced an increase in the salary limitations for grants and cooperative agreements. For NIH researchers and department administrators, the important information to note is as follows: NOT-OD-19-099 : Guidance on Salary Limitation for Grants and Cooperative Agreements FY 2019 was released April 17, 2019. The NIH...

New Procedural Statement for Sponsored Project Report Submissions

Feb. 14, 2019

Sponsors expect timely submission of progress and/or technical reports as outlined in the award. In fact, many sponsors have improved their report submission systems, created automated tracking of report submissions, and forewarn of consequences to the university much more often than in the past. Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation,...

Boettcher Foundation Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards for 2019

Jan. 9, 2019

The University of Colorado and the Boettcher Foundation are pleased to announce the 2019 Boettcher Foundation Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards program. See video . The Boettcher Foundation will provide up to five grants of $235,000 each covering up to three years of research activity for promising and talented early-career investigators...

NSF and NIH Guidance Released for 2019; Highlights of changes for proposal submissions

Jan. 3, 2019

Each year the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health issue updated guidance for proposals and awards. These documents serve to provide proposal and award process guidance for the assistance programs of the agencies. View the complete NSF Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) and the...

NSF Announces New Measures to Protect Research Community from Harassment

Dec. 14, 2018

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has recently announced new measures to protect the research community from harassment . As the primary funding agency of fundamental science and engineering research in the United States, NSF is committed to promoting safe, productive research and education environments for current and future scientists and...

New Interactive Tool for Sponsor Reporting Requirements

Oct. 8, 2018

The Office of Contracts and Grants (OCG) has created an interactive Guide to Sponsor Reporting Requirements that summarizes typical reporting requirements for the most common federal sponsors such as NSF, NIH, NASA grants and others. Specific information for each of these sponsors includes reporting schedules, submission instructions, and report templates...

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