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Uniform Guidance & OMB Circulars

Uniform Guidance

Uniform Guidance Updated Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.  Supersedes requirements from OMB Circulars.
Uniform Guidance Supporting Materials Supporting materials to facilitate review of Updated Uniform Administrative Requirements.  Where there are any discrepancies between the supporting documents and the final guidance, the final guidance takes precedence.

Federal Grants Policy Resources

NIH Grants Policy Statement
NSF Grants Policy & the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide
Council on Financial Assistance Reform (COFAR) materials and training

OMB Circulars

(please note: superseded by Uniform Guidance effective 12/26/14)

A-21 Cost Principle for Educational Institutions
A-110 Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Other Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals and Other Non-Profit Organizations
A-133 Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations