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  • Authorship

    10.5 Authorship and 10.5.1 Authorship Determinations have been added to manage the evolution of authorship guidelines.

    Tuesday, February 04, 2020 03:16 PM

  • Gift v. Sponsored Project

    3.2 What is a Sponsored Project? has been updated to reflect the Nov. 1, 2019 policy update on determining gift v. sponsored project.

    Tuesday, October 29, 2019 08:53 AM

  • Fixed Rate Capitation

    3.3.3. Contracts has been updated to include Uniform Guidance definitions of fixed rate (capitation) and fixed amount (fixed price).

    Monday, October 08, 2018 04:19 PM

  • VPR Responsibilities

    1.1 The Office of the Vice President for Research Roles & Responsibilities now outlines its authority for institutional oversight of sponsored projects.

    Monday, July 03, 2017 08:08 PM

  • Patient Care Costs

    Section 6.2.1.9 Patient Care Costs has been added to Major Budget Categories to define and clarify these expenses. It also outlines uTRAC requirements.

    Tuesday, May 16, 2017 11:54 AM

  • F&A Rates

    Section 6.3 Indirect Costs has been updated to include the rates for FY16-19.

    Wednesday, March 09, 2016 03:21 PM

  • Companion Projects

    Section 8.7 Companion Project Set-Up has been added to detail the process for establishing sub-accounts.

    Wednesday, March 09, 2016 03:09 PM

  • Equipment

    Due to the new Uniform Guidance, computer equipment has been reclassified as allowable if the proposal demonstrates that it is essential and the project does not have access to other equipment or devices that can achieve the same purpose.

    Thursday, June 04, 2015 09:41 PM

  • F&A Activity Types

    Added Section 6.3.1.3 F&A Activity Types to provide better guidance on when to use which rate type.

    Monday, November 25, 2013 03:40 PM

  • Equipment

    Revised to state that computer equipment has been characterized by the Fed as "general purpose equipment" and is therefore an unallowable cost unless deemed appropriate by the funding agency.

    Wednesday, July 17, 2013 09:26 AM

  • F&A Waivers

    Revised to clarify that 1) a waiver request is *always* required when the sponsor is a for-profit entity and 2) waiver rates apply to TDC rather than MTDC.

    Monday, August 06, 2012 09:51 AM


Last Updated: 2/4/20