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Sponsor Rules and Regulations

  • OMB A-21 Cost standards for educational institutions. Use the Find feature of your browser to conduct a free-text search of this text document. (Link to the White House document repository) According to these principles, in general federally sponsored projects (either awarded directly by a Federal agency or by virtue of a subcontract through another prime contractor) may not normally be charged for secretarial and administrative salaries, office supplies, postage or telephone costs unless a particular project requries an unusual and extensive degree of administrative support. 
  • OMB A-110 Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements With Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals and Other Non-Profit Organizations. Use the Find feature of your browser to conduct a free-text search of this text document. (Link to the White House document repository)
  • OMB A-133: Audits of Institutions of Higher Education and Other Non-Profit Institutions
    Please Note: If there is a deviation between these online OMB texts and a print copy of the circular, the print copy is presumed correct.
  • Code of Federal Regulations The CFR contains the text of public regulations issued by the agencies of the Federal government. Proposed regulations and regulations issued so recently that they are not yet in the Code of Federal Regulations database, may be found in the Federal Register.
  • CFDA Lookup: To aid in compliance with OMB Circular A-133, search this list to find the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance number for your program or agency.
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