Category Archives: FGC

Finance: Grants and Contracts

Physician Fringe Rate Established for FY 2020

Beginning in FY 2020, Emory will have a new fringe rate for faculty physician employees.  Our faculty physician employees are unique because of their dual appointment positions within the University and Healthcare and across our tripartite missions: research, teaching and clinical care delivery. Physicians currently have some of their benefits funded by the University fringe […]

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New Webinars and Program Now Available in ELMS

How to register: Register for the webinar/program in ELMS. To locate the webinar/program, please search using class code listed next to the corresponding webinar/program. Questions: Please contact Ashley Myers at aemyers@emory.edu.

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Upcoming NCURA Webinars

Upcoming NCURA webinars How to register: Register for the webinar in ELMS. To locate the webinar, please search using class code listed next to the corresponding webinar. Questions: Please contact Ashley Myers at aemyers@emory.edu.

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Activity ID Overview

What are Activity IDs? Activity IDs were established as part of the recent PeopleSoft 9.2 upgrade based on feedback received from the listening tours indicating the need to reduce the number of projects being utilized.  Activity ID now equals the budget year. What were the changes with the PeopleSoft 9.2 Upgrade? Activity ID = Project’s […]

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Carryover Requests – What is Carryover (Carry-Forward)?

When awards are subject to prior approval (link to prior approval) requirements, recipients must request to carryover / carry-forward unobligated funds from one budget period to the next. When submitting a carryover request, consider the following “Best Practices”: The unobligated balance for the applicable budget year must be determined by the applicable FSR filed Include […]

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Overruns and Over-the-Limit Transactions

The Payment Management System (PMS) is a secure, online grants payment platform, which provides awarding agency and grant recipient customers with efficient grant and grant-like payments, cash management, and personal grant accounting, support services. PMS is widely used by NIH for most awards administered by NIH. PMS supports the entire financial assistance payment process for […]

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Is it an Unliquidated or Unobligated Training Grant?

Unliquidated vs. Unobligated, Training Grants A NIH Training grant is awarded to eligible institutions “to develop or enhance research training opportunities for individuals, selected by the institution, who are training for careers in specified areas of biomedical, behavioral and clinical research” (NIH Grants Policy Statement).  Training grants are commonly referenced by the acronym NRSA = […]

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New Requirements for ClinicalTrials.gov

  Click here to learn about the new requirements for ClinicalTrials.gov.  

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FGC Operations, Departmental Restructuring

  As of September 1, 2017, Operations moved to a structure of three Financial Managers, each supporting three RAS Units. Each Financial Manager will lead a team consisting of one Lead Financial Analyst, one Senior Financial Analyst. This reorganization will allow us to leverage the experience and knowledge of our senior staff in developing our […]

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FY18 Federal Fringe Rates Effective 9/1/17

  Each year Emory negotiates new fringe rates with the federal government. We recently received approval of our FY18 federal fringe rates. The table below represents the university’s finalized fringe benefit rates for fiscal year 2018. Please use these rates for any new proposals. For proposals already routed, please be aware that the new fringe […]

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