Minimum Salary on Grants

May 16, 2019

This policy applies to all individuals that work with grants and related funding. It directly affects Principal Investigators and Key/Senior Personnel listed on grants.

Important Updates for Researchers Collaborating Internationally

February 18, 2019

The US Government has expressed serious concerns about the failure of researchers at U.S. institutions to disclose their relationships with foreign institutions.

USDA NIFA Annual Financial REEPort

February 7, 2019

The USDA NIFA annual financial REEPorts were due on Feb. 1st, 2019

Commonly Requested Facts

January 9, 2019

The Commonly Requested Facts sheet is a single-page document that provides the “quick and dirty” information needed to answer administrative-related questions for grants. It include official names, addresses, dates, rates and other commonly requested data bits. Print it out and keep it handy for quick reference.

Welcome New Faculty!

October 15, 2018

Please contact us in the Office of Grants and Contracts (OGC) office, so that we can introduce you to our services and your pre- and post-award team members.

New Team Members and Team Structure in OGC

October 15, 2018

The number of Office of Grants and Contracts staff members continue to grow.

Important: Technical Reporting Requirements for USDA grants

October 15, 2018

EZ Fed grants is the USDA's electronic system for grant award management. Progress reports submission through EZ Fed now required for many grants.

REMINDER: Proposal Submission Timeline

October 15, 2018

In cooperation with the Faculty Advisory Group, in 2107, we implemented a three-week timeline for the preparation and submission of proposals.

USDA Grant Policy Handbook

October 15, 2018

USDA publishes its Grant/Federal Assistance Policy guide. This guide is a single document for information formerly provided by a variety of manuals.

Office of Grants and Contracts


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