Guidance for Global PEO Services on Sponsored Projects

July 7, 2022

A PEO is a professional employer organization (PEO) that partners with the University in the hiring of CU Global Employees. A CU Global Employee is defined as any employee of the University of Colorado, regardless of their country of citizenship, permanent residency, or tax residency, whose work site is located...

Three OCG Staff named by SRAI in 'Future of the Field' recognition for 2022

June 28, 2022

The Society of Research Administrators (SRA) International’s ‘Future of the Field’ recognition program aims to shine light on up-and-comers innovating and influencing the Research Administration profession. Danell Thompson, Assistant Director Contracts, Melissa Dunivant, Senior Proposal Analyst, and Tim Gehret, Senior Contracts Officer, were selected by a committee of Research Administrator...

Changes Made to Foreign Currency Procedures

June 24, 2022

A working group comprised of members from the Office of Contracts and Grants (OCG), Research Financial Services (RFS), and the College of Engineering have updated the Foreign Currency procedures. Due to inconsistent application of the Foreign Currency Risk Reserve, there was a need to evaluate the procedure and make changes...

Department of Energy Conflict of Interest Policy

June 17, 2022

The Department of Energy (DOE) recently issued Financial Assistance Letter (FAL) 2022-02 , an interim financial and organizational conflicts interest policy for grant awardees, and Financial Assistance Letter (FAL) 2022-04 , current and pending support disclosure requirements. The new policy and requirements establish standards for a reasonable expectation that the...

OCG Directory Upgraded

June 13, 2022

The Office of Contracts and Grants Directory has been upgraded to utilize Tableau. The user experience is very similar to the original directory. There are still landing pages for the colleges and links on that page to the respective unit. When clicking on a unit link, it opens the directory...

New Partially-Executed NDA/CDA Agreement Option

June 10, 2022

The Office of Contracts and Grants (OCG) has recently added a partially-executed Non-disclosure Agreement (NDA) Agreement that may be used for unilateral disclosure of confidential information by an external entity to CU Boulder personnel. This agreement must be accepted as written, which allows for immediate acceptance. Learn more about the...

Important to Contact OCG Proposal Analysts for LOIs, Step 1 Proposals

March 18, 2022

Your OCG Proposal Analyst is your partner throughout the proposal process, including pre-proposal activities such as Letters of Intent, white papers, Step 1 proposals, etc. OCG has recently experienced issues meeting submission deadlines with PIs not contacting OCG during the pre-proposal process and systems requiring an Authorized Organizational Representative (AOR,...

Updated Proposal Submission Request (PSR) Form Effective February 1st

Jan. 24, 2022

An updated Proposal Submission Request (PSR) form has been posted on the Office of Contracts and Grants (OCG) forms webpage and is required for all submissions beginning Tuesday, February 1, 2022. Prior PSR forms should not be used as they do contain current information and representations required for proposal submission...

Process Update: Verification of Vaccination Status When Visiting Host Sites

Jan. 20, 2022

As communicated to campus on January 18, 2022 in an Administration eMemo: Spring 2022 COVID-19 Compliance Reminders and posted on the HR COVID-19 Guidance webpage , as a CU employee, you are required to follow the guidelines of any state, federal, contractor or business (host site) where an employee fulfills...

Process Update: Allocation of Rights Agreement Requests for SBIR or STTR Proposals

Jan. 19, 2022

OCG and Venture Partners have been working together to solidify the process between our two units for Allocation of Rights agreements. Signature authority for these types of agreements resides with Venture Partners, and as such effective January 13, 2022, Venture Partners has responsibility for drafting, negotiating and signing Allocation of...

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