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Research Grants and Contracts

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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RGC PAS Kick Off Meetings

Kick Off Meetings! In November 2019 RGC Post Award Setup (PAS) implemented a new best practice for all New and Continuation awards that have 10 or more projects and over $1M.  This process may also apply to other complex awards that may warrant a discussion. These meetings will be scheduled via Skype/Zoom for about 30 […]

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Emory’s NCURA, Campus Liaison

Rashonda Harris of RGC Operations has been selected as Emory’s Campus Liaison for NCURA.  NCURA’s Campus Liaison Program is a monthly email outreach filled with professional resources from NCURA that Rashonda will share with internal listservs on campus. Beginning this January, Rashonda will receive a monthly email to share internally on campus to provide the […]

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Emory’s NCURA Global Fellow’s visit to Australia

Rashonda Harris of Research-Grants & Contracts, Operations was awarded an NCURA Global Fellowship to the University of Melbourne in beautiful Australia.  This November, Rashonda spent two weeks in Australia, visiting not only the University of Melbourne, but also, visiting the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, informally RMIT.  The NCURA Global Fellowship program is a joint […]

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