OCGA Proposal Deadline Calendars – Summer Quarter 2022

This is a reminder that proposals to government and other non-profit entities for research, training, fellowships, and other sponsored activities require review and approval for submission by the Office of Contract and Grant Administration (OCGA). Proposals and supporting internal documents are due to the OCGA Proposal Intake Team (proposals@research.ucla.edu or through the EPASS System) five working days before they need … Read More

Department of Energy Current and Pending Support Disclosure Guidelines

On June 1, 2022 the Department of Energy issued Financial Assistance Letter FAL 2022-04, which provides guidance to DOE and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) contracting and grants officers regarding current and pending support disclosure requirements. Effective, immediately, all DOE and NNSA funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) for research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) financial assistance activities and awards issued in response … Read More

NIH: Updated Biosketch and Other Support Disclosures Table

NIH has updated the disclosures table for NIH Pre-award and Post-award Disclosures Relating to the Biographical Sketch and Other Support. The updated version, dated, June 8, 2022 includes a number of new types of activities, and a new column to indicate when disclosure is not required. A copy of the table, with the changes highlighted, is attached. Please share this information with … Read More

Latest NSF System Updates

The National Science Foundation has announced Research.gov proposal preparation and NSF Public Access Repository (NSF-PAR) updates and enhancements.  The full announcement is provided below.  It is important to note that beginning in January 2023, NSF’s FastLane system will no longer be an option for preparation and submission of new proposals.  In anticipation of the elimination of FastLane for proposal submission, … Read More

OCGA Spring Quarter 2022 Proposal Deadline Calendars

This is a reminder that proposals to government and other non-profit entities for research, training, fellowships, and other sponsored activities require review and approval for submission by the Office of Contract and Grant Administration (OCGA). Proposals and supporting internal documents are due to the OCGA Proposal Intake Team (proposals@research.ucla.edu or through the EPASS System) five working days before they need … Read More

Electronically Signed Form 700-U

On November 18, 2021, the State of California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPCC) regulations were modified to permit agencies like the University of California to accept Statement of Economic Interests for Principal Investigators, Form 700-U, with electronic signatures. The changes went into effect on November 22, 2021. While forms may still be submitted in paper format with an original “wet” signature, … Read More

FORMS-G Now Available in S2S Grants

As a reminder and follow-up to the December 9, 2021 RAF, the use of FORMS-G is required for all NIH, FDA and AHRQ applications with due dates on or after January 25, 2022.  FORMS-G application packages are now available in S2S Grants (Cayuse). If the FORMS-G application package that you need does not appear in the Opportunities list, you (or any … Read More

NIH Other Support and NSF Current and Pending Updates

As a follow-up to the presentation at the Research Administration Forum (RAF) on December 9, I would like to provide some important updates regarding NIH Other Support and NSF Current and Pending Support. Upcoming Webinar OCGA will be hosting a pre-recorded webinar followed by a live Q&A session on January 11 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM discussing National Institute … Read More

NIH Continuing Resolution Extended

As a follow-up to the ORA News of October 26, 2021, the continuing resolution under which NIH is currently operating, has been extended until February 18, 2022. See NOT-OD-22-045 for details.

OCGA Winter Quarter 2022 Proposal Deadline Calendars

This is a reminder that proposals to government and other non-profit entities for research, training, fellowships, and other sponsored activities require review and approval for submission by the Office of Contract and Grant Administration (OCGA). Proposals and supporting internal documents are due to the OCGA Proposal Intake Team (proposals@research.ucla.edu or through the EPASS System) five working days before they need to … Read More