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Research Grants and Contracts

FY22 Fringe Rate Announcement

*Sent on behalf of the Office of Sponsored Programs & Research Grants and Contracts* Dear Colleagues, The FY22 federal and non-federal fringe rates have now been approved. The new rates are as follows: These fringe rates become effective on September 1, 2021. All proposals to federal sponsors (or for federal flow-through) should begin using the […]

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ORA Spotlight: RGC Post Award Setup (PAS) Team

Did you know spending or billing cannot occur on your sponsored programs award without the Post Award Setup (PAS) team? The PAS team is the glue between OSP, RAS and RGC Operations. A small but powerful analysis team makes sure all sponsored awards are analyzed, reviewed, and ensures data integrity within the compass system. They […]

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Change in F&A Rate for Clinical Trials Effective 4/1/2021

The below message was sent on behalf of Dr. Robert Nobles, Vice President for Research Administration: March 12, 2021 Dear Colleagues, I am writing to share the outcome of an extensive review of our clinical trial definition and Facilities and Administrative Rate (F&A) rate. Over several months, we organized a working group that included faculty, […]

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Update to Fringe Rates for FY21

In July 2020, the Fringe Rates for FY21 were posted to the Emory Finance website.  This information was shared in the July ORA Newsletter article here. As of 1/1/2021, Ways & Means has decided to lower the non-federal physician fringe rate from 17.4% to 17.0%.  All other rates remain unchanged for the rest of FY21. […]

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Uniform Guidance Changes Effective November 12, 2020

Recently the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued updates to Uniform Guidance 2 C.F.R Part 200 which become effective November 12, 2020.  The revised guidance if applicable for awards issued after this date.  Previous awards are subject to the existing uniform guidance provisions.  The UG is primarily directed to federal agencies.  OMB expects all […]

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AHA Transitioning Proposal/Award Management from Grants@Heart to Proposal Central

Starting in May 2020 American Heart Association (AHA) announced that it would be transitioning its proposal/award management portal from their own proprietary portal Grants@Heart to Proposal Central. As such, future reporting will need to be submitted in Proposal Central. For financial reports for research awards, this transition presented some challenges to our existing internal workflow […]

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Grant Forms and Relinquishment Form Update

RGC Operations is pleased to announce an update to grants forms. The Relinquishment form has been updated replacing “Budget Information” with “Relinquishment Information and “Total Authorized budget” with “Amt to Relinquish.”  We anticipate these changes will offer transparency and ease in completion. Below is a screenshot reflective of the update. If you have any questions […]

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Budget Reductions for Financial Status Reports (FSRs)

Thank you to everyone who attended our brief demonstration on “Budget Reductions for Financial Status Reports (FSRs)” conducted by RGC Operations on Tuesday, April 14th. You shared great questions & insight.  We appreciate each of you who took part to make the demonstration a success. Here are a few points of reference from the demo: […]

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RGC NCURA Campus Liaison

RGC has a NCURA Campus Liaison. The NCURA Campus Liaison is responsible for sharing monthly updates from NCURA. These updates are not limited to members only. If you are interested in receiving these monthly updates, please email Rashonda Harris, the Director of RGC Operations rharr30@emory.edu. She has created a listserv for recipients.

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