OMB Uniform Guidance

Additional Resources

RESEARCH TERMS AND CONDITIONS (RTC)

The latest revised Research Terms and Conditions (RTCs) were announced on March 14, 2017.  The RTCs address and implement the Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200). 

Agency-specific requirements can be found here.  As of September 29, 2017 the following agencies have implemented the RTCs on grants and cooperative agreements:

  • NIH
  • NSF
  • DOE
  • USDA/NIFA
  • NASA
  • Dept. of Commerce (including NOAA)

The following agencies have an anticipated implementation date of October 2017 for use of the RTCs:

    • Dept. of Transportation (including FAA)
    • Dept. of Homeland Security

    The following agency has an anticipated implementation date of December 2017 for use of the RTCs:

    • EPA

    The following RTC-related documents are also now available: 

    UCSB RESOURCES

    Departmental Costing Guidelines

    Uniform Guidance Definitions

    Decision Tree:  Direct charging administrative/clerical salaries

    AGENCY RESOURCES

    National Institutes of Health (NIH)

    NIH Implementation of Uniform Guidance

    NIH Implementation FAQs and Useful Tips

    National Science Foundation (NSF)

    NSF Implementation of Uniform Guidance

    Answers to NSF Implementation FAQs

    Additional FAQs on NSF's Implementation of the UG

    ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

    Webinars

    Links to the Uniform Guidance 1-27-14 Training Webcast and Corresponding Slides:

    COFAR Training Intro 1-27-14 (about 11 min.)

    http://youtu.be/SOET4b-7my8

    COFAR Training Administrative Requirements 1-27-14 (about 1.5 hours):


    http://youtu.be/BP3l3PjI1JQ
    Slides: COFAR Training Administrative Requirements 1-27-14 Slides


    COFAR Training Cost Principles 1-27-14 (about 35 min):


    http://youtu.be/q0rWXdy2ICM
    Slides: COFAR Training Cost Principles 1-27-14 Slides


    COFAR Training Audit Requirements 1-27-14 (about 50 min):

    http://youtu.be/g-U8HGbbC-Y
    Slides: COFAR Training Audit Requirements 1-27-14 Slides