Grant Control Flags (aka Grant Flags) are data elements in the On-line Financial Information System (OFIS) used for administrative purposes within Grant and Contract Accounting (GCA) and other central offices. They identify a number of administrative issues including which section within GCA is responsible for monitoring or reporting for a budget and whether certain authorities/approvals have been granted.

Grant Control Flag 08:

Identifies salary cap level applied to qualifying budgets. There are four possible values:

 

  • represents Executive Level I salary cap ($199,700)
  • represents Executive Level II salary cap ($179,700)
  • represents Other Salary Cap (agency specific not tied to Executive Level salary cap)
  • represents No Salary Cap Applies (CDC and HRSA not previously subject to a salary cap but now subject to Executive Level II)

Learn more about Salary Cap Cost Sharing from Management Accounting and Analysis.

Grant Flags currently in use:

Grant Control Flags are data elements in the On-line Financial Information System (OFIS) used for administrative purposes within Grant and Contract Accounting (GCA) and other central offices. They identify a number of administrative issues including which section within GCA is responsible for monitoring or reporting for a budget and whether certain authorities/approvals have been granted. The following grant control flags are currently in use:

Flag Description

01 Sponsor has awarded the grant under expanded authority regulations
03 E-Verify required based on Funding Action
05 Sponsor has awarded the grant under Streamlined Non-Competing Award Process (SNAP) regulations
07 Budget is excluded from weekly automated FIN status 3 change and keeps expired budgets in status 1
08 Identifies salary cap level applied to qualifying budgets
10 Approved for food (Refer to the Food Approval – Explanation of Code Numbers  for specific information regarding type of food purchase allowable etc.)
14 Subject to "old" equipment threshold, i.e. purchases meeting the definition of equipment with a cost of $2,000 or more will be coded and reported as equipment
15 ARRA Advance
16 ARRA Flow through, not reported
17 ARRA In-kind contributions
18 ARRA Captial Projects
22 State of Washington flow through funds, prime sponsor is federal
27 Indicates if federal award is being drawn by sponsor (9320G account) or by award (9320P account) (new as of 3/24/16)
29 Accounts Receivable Budgets