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Summer Grant Proposal Submissions

Due to the high number of proposals submitted during the summer, please contact Ana Puig in OER if you intend to pursue a grant.  Advanced notice will help with preparations to provide services to all. Also, if you have not already done so, please send a Capital Needs form for each submission. We look forward […]

Grants.gov Releases New Mobile App

The new Grants.gov mobile app allows you to search, subscribe to, and share federal funding opportunities. Download the Grants.gov mobile app on Google Play or Apple’s App Store. Using Quick Search, you can search for specific topics or funding agencies. If you see a potential opportunity, you can subscribe to get alerts if the funding […]

Grants.gov Offers New Discussion Forum

Grants.gov is offering a new discussion forum providing a community space for both applicants and grantors to communicate and share resources. Some functions of the discussion forum include a list of categories where you can post comments or questions, a subscribe option to receive notices about a specific thread of interest, a place where experienced […]

NSF Revises Award Terms and Conditions

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has revised its Award Terms and Conditions. The revised documents are available on the NSF Policy Office Award Conditions website. The revised Award Terms and Conditions will apply to all new NSF awards and funding amendments to existing NSF awards made on or after May 14, 2018.

Draft NSF PAPPG Published in the Federal Register for Public Comment

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has published notice in the Federal Register of the availability of the “For Comment” version of the Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) anticipated effective January 2019. The 60-day comment period runs through July 13, 2018. Written comments should be addressed to Suzanne Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National […]

NCES Announces the 2018 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) announces the 2018 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference, July 25–27 at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC. The theme of this year’s conference is “Visualizing the Future of Education through Data.” The conference is free and open to the public.

Awarded Projects for May 2018

Congratulations to Tim Jacobbe for his subcontract award IES Flow Through from Florida State University; Dennis Kramer for his award from Take Stock in Children; and Christy Gabbard for her award from the Florida Department of Education. For more details, see the Awarded Projects table.

Submitted Projects for May 2018

Best wishes to Dorothy Espelage and Philip Poekert for their subcontract proposal NIH Flow Through from the University of Oregon; Joni Splett for her subcontract proposal NIMHD Flow Through from the Medical University of South Carolina; Holly Lane for her proposal Patterson Foundation Flow Through from the UF Foundation; Christy Gabbard for her proposals to […]

UF DSP Announces Updated F&A Procedures and Directives

The UF Division of Sponsored Programs (DSP) has announced release of an updated Facilities & Administrative (F&A) or Indirect Costs (IDC) Procedures and Directives. This update provides additional clarifications to other sponsored activities (OSA) and appropriate documentation necessary for not-for-profit organizations with lower than the full federal rate. The clarifications are posted here: http://generalcounsel.ufl.edu/media/generalcounselufledu/documents/F&A-Cost-Directives.pdf and […]

NSF Submissions: All UF Proposals Continue to Use FastLane Instead of Research.gov

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is currently transitioning its digital platform of record from FastLane to Research.gov. This transition is effectively a slow retirement of FastLane with incremental changes as its functions migrate to Research.gov. As of April 30, 2018, NSF launched functionality to submit proposals in Research.gov in addition to existing proposal submission functionality […]

UF Submits Proposed 2018-19 Fringe Benefit Pool Rates

The university has calculated the new proposed pooled fringe rates for fiscal year 2018-19 and has submitted them to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). As of April 23, 2018, all proposals should use the proposed fringe rates noted below, with the understanding that the proposed rates are subject to DHHS approval. […]

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Is Now Open

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is now accepting applications to teach and/or research in 137 countries through the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators and many others. The application deadline for most awards is August 1, 2018. Learn more by attending a webinar, staff workshop, or ambassador […]