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12/20/2019:  As of January 21, 2020, ALL FEDERALLY-FUNDED COLLABORATIVE proposals including human subject research will require the use of a Single IRB.  Please contact the Rutgers IRB Reliance Administrator at IRBRelianceAdmin@ored.rutgers.edu at least five (5) to six (6) weeks prior to the due date of the proposal to obtain additional information regarding the process of determining who will be IRB of record and how to properly include IRB fees in your budget.

For further guidance regarding this important issue please visit the eRIB website at: https://eirb.rutgers.edu

12/19/19 Rutgers has become a participating member of the Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) Expanded Clearinghouse.  Effective immediately, Rutgers, as a potential Subawardee to any and all proposals, is not obligated to complete the long Subrecipient Commitment form provided by the Pass Through Entity (PTE).  Updated Letter(s) of Intent, as well as guidelines as to which form to use, can be found at the following link: https://orsp.rutgers.edu/subaward-preparation

07/11/19 An updated memo restating Rutgers' policy regarding the inclusion of facilities and administrative (F&A) costs in budgets for externally sponsored projects has been posted to the website. It may be found at the the link below:

04/22/19 The updated Budget Template with Cost Sharing has been posted to the website. This template may be used when there is need for a more complex budget preparation/estimation that will calculate F&A across fiscal years and/or if cost sharing is a component of the project.

02/19/19: Effective February 20, 2019, ALL invoices from Subrecipients or subcontractors, regardless of the invoice amount, must be approved by the designated Approver prior to payment by Accounts Payable.  This individual is listed as the “Prepared For” on the relevant purchase order.  This change to the Procurement policy regarding “Pay an Invoice” (https://procurementservices.rutgers.edu/pay-invoice) is being implemented to ensure compliance with Uniform Guidance §200.301 and §200.331 regarding the proper monitoring of subawards.  Please follow the procedure outlined in the link referenced herein for instructions on the payment of invoices

01/28/19: A Resumption of Operations at NSF page has been developed that includes Important Notice No. 145, Resumption of Operations at the National Science Foundation, dated January 28, 2019, as well as supplemental guidance that addresses grant and cooperative agreement-related policy and systems issues.  This page will be of interest to your membership and we would appreciate your sharing this link as soon as possible. This page will continue to be updated as new information becomes available. Policy-related questions regarding resumption of operations at NSF may be addressed to policy@nsf.gov.

10/15/18:  An updated version of the Subrecipient Commitment Form has been uploaded for use on all new proposals that include subawards.  The purpose of the Subrecipient Commitment form is to provide the ORSP with sufficient information for the accurate evaluation of a subrecipient’s risk assessment.