Navigating the Revisions to the UG

(90 minutes) In 2013 the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) partnered with the Council on Financial Assistance Reform (COFAR) to revise and streamline existing financial assistance regulations.  The result was the Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200), which became effective on December 26, 2014.  In many ways, the UG changed how recipients approached the management of federal financial assistance.  The COFAR was tasked with providing clarifications in response to questions posed by the recipient community; these clarifications were issued in the form of Frequently Asked Questions.  Now, in 2020, OMB has revised the Uniform Guidance to convey further clarification and guidance.

In this webinar we will discuss key changes reflected in the 2020 revision, including updated definitions, new requirements as well as modifications to existing requirements.  Our discussion will include the government’s purpose in making a particular change, as well as the potential impact to institutions.  Please join us for an informative session reviewing one of the key documents impacting sponsored awards at our institutions. 

Prerequisites: Knowledge of the Uniform Guidance

Tolise Dailey, Training Manager, Johns Hopkins University
David Mayo, Director of Sponsored Research, California Institute of Technology
David Schultz, Assistant VP, Research Administration and Finance, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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Member Price: $125.00
Non-Member Price: $150.00

  • Describe the significant events leading to the 2020 Uniform Guidance revisions;
  • Explain the key changes reflected in the 2020 Uniform Guidance revisions, and the government’s reasons for the changes
  • Discuss potential impacts to institutional processes resulting from the 2020 Uniform Guidance revisions;
  • Apply a tool provided during the webinar to assist with identifying changes between the original Uniform Guidance issuance and the 2020 revisions.

Tolise Dailey

Training Manager

Johns Hopkins University

David Mayo

Senior Director for Research Administration

California Institute of Technology

NCURA Distinguished Educator

David Schultz

Assistant Vice President for Sponsored Research Administration

University of Houston

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