OSR has implemented numerous changes over the last two years in response to a Subaward Business Process Improvement initiative undertaken in May 2015. OSR has realized many of the planned improvements and continues to identify ways to streamline and improve the subaward process.
On January 19, 2018 the federal goverment closed due to a lapse in funding. In anticipation of this shutdown, the Office of Management and Budget issued a memo to federal agencies about shutdown of operations. OSR will update this site as we became aware of impacts to sponsored projects.
In response to the January 19, 2018 announcement of the government shutdown, the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) will follow this preliminary plan for sponsored projects:
We will monitor for agency communications concerning specific awards and notify Principal Investigators to coordinate response strategies. Should the vote pass to re-open the government for a three-week period, we will continue to monitor impact and changes, which affect federal grants and contracts.
Please be advised that the indirect cost rate for State of California contracts and grants will remain at 25% MTDC for FY19.