2017 NSF CAREER Award Information

Jan. 26, 2017

NSF has issued a new solicitation for its CAREER program , which includes some changes to the requirements and restrictions. Some of these changes are highlighted below and a complete checklist and synopsis is available from the Office of Contracts and Grants. New eligibility requirements/restrictions The PI on a CAREER...

2017 Boettcher Foundation Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards Program

Jan. 19, 2017

The Boettcher Foundation Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards Program supports early career investigators whose research has a direct impact on human health. The biomedical research supported pursuant to this grant program will be designed to find ways to prevent disease and improve human health through basic and applied biomedical research. The...

New Procedural Statement and Guideline Tool for NSF 2-Month Salary Rule for Project Senior Personnel

Jan. 18, 2017

The Office of Contracts and Grants (OCG) has issued a new procedural statement for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Two-Month Salary Rule for Project Senior Personnel. Specifically, this statement provides guidance in how to request exceptions to the limitations and stay in compliance with NSF’s policy. NSF has permitted exceptions...

NSF 2017 Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG)

Dec. 21, 2016

The National Science Foundation released its 2017 Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. One change in this release is that the old distinction between the Grant Proposal Guide (GPG) and the Award and Administrative Guide (AAG) has been eliminated. The PAPPG is now...

NRSA Supplements Available from NIH

Nov. 17, 2016

For all current F32 or T32 grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), NIH is offering supplemental funding to cover the difference between current stipend levels and the increased stipend levels that will go into effect December 1, 2016 as a part of the Fair Labor Standards Act of...

OCG Updates Sponsored Projects Property Control Manual

Nov. 15, 2016

The Sponsored Projects Property Control Manual captures the CU Boulder campus’ policies, processes and procedures for property acquired on sponsored awards. The manual includes instructions for the acquisition, use and maintenance, reporting, inventory, and disposal of property acquired on sponsored awards. Specific controls for the stewardship of Government property are...

Changes to NSF's Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) Program

Oct. 24, 2016

For many years, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has provided the opportunity for scientists, engineers, and educators to rotate into the Foundation as temporary Program Directors, advisors, and leaders. Many of our rotators, who are an integral and valued part of the NSF workforce, come to the agency through the...

Upcoming Changes to the Department Closeout Property Report

Sept. 29, 2016

Based on feedback received during the first year of its use, OCG is modifying the requirements and form for the Department Closeout Property Report (DCPR). Effective in October 2016, the DCPR will only be required when a sponsor requires the university to provide a final property report on an award...

CU Boulder joins Federal Demonstration Partnership Clearinghouse Pilot for subrecipient commitment forms

Aug. 18, 2016

CU Boulder is participating in a clearinghouse pilot program for outgoing subawards through the Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) that went "live" August 18, 2016. The goals of this clearinghouse pilot are to: Reduce administrative burden associated with subawards Eliminate swapping of subrecipient commitment forms in favor of an on-line, up-to-date...

NSF changed process for resetting passwords in FastLane and Research.gov

Aug. 16, 2016

NSF has changed the process for changing passwords on both FastLane and Research.gov. If your password is still current but you can’t remember it, contact your OCG proposal analyst or Lyn Milliken , and we will look it up for you if it is in our records. If your password...

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