Federal Uniform Guidance
The Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has issued consolidated and revised regulations pertaining to federal awards (the Uniform Guidance). These regulations supersede Circulars A-21, A-110 and A-133, and take effect December 26, 2014.
See the UW Uniform Grant Guidance webpage for federal/sponsor announcements, timelines, and UW developed materials.
UW sponsored program policies (Grants Information Memoranda or GIMs) have been updated to conform to the Uniform Guidance. Please visit the Office of Sponsored Programs GIM homepage for more information.
Uniform Guidance provisions involving Procurement Standards do not go into effect for UWuntil July 1, 2016. Further information can be found on the Procurement Services homepage. All other provisions are effective December 26, 2014.
Links to the Federal Uniform Guidance
UW Guides to the Federal Uniform Guidance
These handouts are quick reference guides intended to assist PIs and Administrators as they navigate the areas of the new guidance that have changed from the previous Federal Regulations.
- PI & Admin Quick Guide to New Federal Regulations
- Prior Approvals Reqs for Federal Awards
- Uniform Guidance Application Matrix (updated 3/9/2015)
- Uniform Guidance Agency Cheat Sheet (updated 3/12/2015)
- Guide to the eCFAR (updated 3/11/2015)
Guidance for Proposal Development
Vital information for departments working on grants that will be funded on or after 12/26/2014
A-110 - Administrative Requirements
A-133 - Audit
A-21 - Cost Principles