Sponsored Projects Administration

Recent Announcements

November 19, 2020

Federal-wide Research Terms and Conditions (RTCs) have been revised

This announcement serves to make you aware of recent changes to the Federal-wide Research Terms and Conditions (RTCs). In summary, the RTCs apply to research and research-related grants made by the participating agencies listed below to universities, with exceptions noted in their Agency Implementation Statements. They are typically incorporated into a Notice of Award (NOA) by reference.

September 29, 2020

NSF Update: Important Changes to the RPPRs, effective October 5, 2020

NSF sent the important announcement below. Please read it carefully as there are important changes to the NSF Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) taking effect next week. Additional questions will be asked, and new compliance checks will be put in place. The new RPPR format is required for any report submitted on or after October 5, 2020.