Virtual RAHT - AURA Grants 9 Updates

Good afternoon,

 URA will be hosting December's RAHT virtually and will cover pertinent information regarding the AURA Grants 9 update. Please register for the upcoming RAHT session to be added to the mailing list for the zoom link.

Monday, December 14th, 2020
Topic: AURA Grants 9 Updates
Time:  10:00 – 11:00AM
Place:  Zoom Session

To participate in this training, please sign up on the UChicago Training Site here.

Zoom link will be provided to registrants on the morning of training.  

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Newsletter Highlight

Current News and Updates 

F&A Rates 

The federal government has recently approved new F&A cost rates (also known as indirect costs) for federal sponsored programs at the University of Chicago. The implementation of these new rates will not impact the direct costs awarded and proposed prior to this announcement.

The new F&A rates are for the three-year period beginning immediately and ending June 30, 2022. 

The rates are:
07/01/19 – 06/30/20 

62.0% on campus,  26.0% off campus 

07/01/20 – 06/30/22 

64.0% on campus, 26.0% off campus

7/01/22 – Until amended 

64.0% on campus,  26.0% off campus 

07/01/19 – 06/30/20 

49.5% on campus,  26.0% off campus

07/01/20 – 6/30/22 

51.0% on campus, 26.0% off campus

07/01/22 – Until amended 

51.0% on campus,  26.0% off campus

Other Sponsored Activities
07/01/19 – 06/30/20 

39.5% on campus,  26.0% off campus

07/01/20 – Until amended 

38.0% on campus,  26.0% off campus

The rates above are expressed as a percentage of modified total direct costs (MTDC) and will remain in effect for the periods specified.

Thank you,
Angela Branch
Process and Compliance Trainer