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OCGA’s mission is to support UCLA faculty in their sponsored project activities by providing expertise, assistance, and education.

What we do

The UCLA Office of Contract and Grant Administration assists the campus research community in reviewing, approving and submitting proposal applications and negotiating and executing contracts and grants from government and non-profit sponsors. OCGA has primary responsibility for the interpretation of University-wide and campus policy, sponsor guidelines, and applicable federal and state laws and regulations related to governmental and non-profit sponsored activities. OCGA also executes all outgoing Subawards issued under grants or collaborative agreements.

Revised EPASS 8/25/2020

The EPASS Form was updated on 8/25/2020. Please use the most recent version.

Submit Your Proposal Materials / Award Documents to OCGA

Please submit your materials and documents to the following email addresses:

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Current Announcements

Posted On October 30, 2020
NIH eRA Commons: Enhancements to JIT Screen
Effective today, the Just-in-Time screen in the NIH eRA Commons has a new look and ...
Posted On October 29, 2020
NIH is Operating Under a Continuing Resolution
NIH issued NOT-OD-21-009 which provides interim guidance on FY 2021 awards while operating under a ...
Posted On October 27, 2020
NIH: New Trainee Diversity Report Requirements for RPPRs
Submission of a Trainee Diversity Report within the RPPR is a longstanding requirement for certain ...
Posted On October 27, 2020
NSF Demo Site Now Available
I am pleased to announce that NSF has launched a demo site for proposal ...
Posted On October 20, 2020
NSF Electronic Research Administration Forum
The National Science Foundation has announced the latest in a series of webinars to engage ...
Posted On September 30, 2020
Changes to NSF Project Reporting System Coming October 5, 2020
NSF has issued guidance, below, regarding enhancements to the Project Reporting System within for ...
Posted On September 18, 2020
NIH Reminder: Policy of Use of Hyperlinks in NIH Grant Applications
The National Institutes of Health issued NOT-OD-20-174 to remind applicants about restrictions on the use ...
Posted On September 17, 2020
IMPORTANT: Enforcement of NSF-approved Biographical Sketch and Current and Pending Support Formats Begins on 10/5/20
NSF has issued guidance, below, regarding enforcement of NSF-approved biographical sketch and current and pending ...
Posted On August 27, 2020
OCGA and ORDM to be CLOSED on Friday, September 11, 2020 for Essential System Upgrades
Dear Colleagues, Due to an extended maintenance period needed to upgrade ORA’s Proposal and Award Tracking ...
Posted On July 27, 2020
NSF Proposal Submission Enhancements
As part of  their continuing efforts to modernize proposal submission capabilities, the National Science Foundation ...