Associate Vice Chancellor Marcia Smith Shares Information About Changes to Sponsor Grant Administration Guidelines in Response to COVID-19
On March 25, 2020, Associate Vice Chancellor Marcia Smith distributed a notice from UC Interim EVP-CFO Paul Jenny that documents UC policy with regard to modified grant administration guidance recently issued by the Office of Management and Budget and the Federal grant funding agencies. The temporary changes in Federal guidelines are intended to provide flexibilities to help offset the disruption caused by the COVID-19 public health emergency. UCLA will follow this UC policy in implementing the modified Federal guidelines.
Please refer to the communication and notice for more details. In addition to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Science Foundation (NSF) implementation guidelines linked in the notice, guidelines issued by other Federal agencies, nonprofit/foundation sponsors, and professional associations, are available at the Office of Contract and Grant Administration (OCGA) website that is updated regularly. Please contact representatives in OCGA and Extramural Fund Management (EFM) for guidance and assistance.