New Online Form for Submitting "Marked Up SPO" for Subs

March 24, 2020

OCG has created a new online Marked Up SPO form . This new form replaces the faxed/emailed version for PIs to add or subtract funding for an existing subaward/subcontract. When a Subcontract or Subaward needs to be modified, the Sub Officer requires approval from the CU Principal Investigator via this...

Changes to Principal Investigator Eligibility

Nov. 19, 2019

Revisions to CU Boulder's Principal Investigator (PI) Eligibility Requirements took effect on November 19, 2019. The primary changes made include: The requirement for a .50 FTE appointment has been replaced with a requirement of confirmation of an active appointment with CU Boulder (with limited exceptions). Some titles require approval by...

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...

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...

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...

New policy statements for Institutional Base Salary and Summer Salary Limits effective September 2018

Sept. 26, 2018

Effective September 1, 2018, CU Boulder adopted policy statements addressing Institutional Base Salary and Summer Salary Limits. Federal requirements, through the Uniform Guidance, require the University to clearly define what is included in Institutional Base Salary (IBS) and apply it consistently for all tenured and tenure-track faculty. IBS is used...

NIH and others place emphasis on compliance disclosures

Sept. 13, 2018

CU Boulder is committed to protecting the intellectual property and work of our robust research community, and we closely monitor the guidance, directives and information coming from our federal sponsors. NIH recently issued a letter to grantees about the importance of ensuring all support and financial interests are properly disclosed...

Surge in research awards: urgent emails to OCG need to be titled "URGENT"

Aug. 14, 2018

July and early August have been exceptionally busy for incoming research awards. That trend is expected to continue as we move into the Federal fiscal year end (September 30). All sponsored awards must be processed, reviewed and negotiated through the Office of Contracts and Grants (OCG), before Sponsored Projects Accounting...

Pages