What's New

The recently approved fringe rates for Fiscal Year 2019 are now posted to our website and updated in SmartGrant.

For links and further information on how this impacts grant proposals currently in the queue but not yet submitted, please see below:

Updated Fact Sheet for FY’19 - https://www.umass.edu/research/guidance...

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The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (NIH, HRSA, etc.) and Colleges and Universities are now assigned at the level of school/college and shared by two pre-award administrators. For more details, see our Staff Contacts for Proposals.

Build only a limited budget and provide further details at the Just-In-Time phase. For more details, see the updated guidance on the NIH Sponsor Specific Resources page (Modular Budget Process section).

Below please view a new flowchart that visually describes the COI disclosure process and a set of FAQs to help explain COI and Outside Activities:

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Process Flowchart (PDF download - June 2018)
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Effective April 30, 2018, Principal Investigators now have the option of using Research.gov to submit Full, Research, non-collaborative proposals to NSF.

Effective March 26, 2018 - The National Science Foundation (NSF) is introducing a new centralized and streamlined Fastlane Account Registration Process in Research.gov

Research Administration