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Multi-Campus Awards (MCAs)

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Find information about incoming and outgoing Multi-Campus Awards (MCAs, formerly known as “intercampus subawards”).

A Multi-Campus Award is necessary when more than one UC campus will be engaging in a sponsored project. An MCA is a formal, legally binding agreement between one UC campus and another, funded by a third-party (ie. NSF, NIH).

Incoming MCA (UCSD is the recipient)

Outgoing MCA (UCSD is the prime)

MCA-related FFATA Reporting (Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act)

  • Reporting applies to both incoming and outgoing subawards under Federally Sponsored MCAs.
  • Contact Sheila Paul for FFATA Reporting requirements:
For Incoming MCAs, contact Sponsored Projects Finance (SPF).
For Outgoing MCAs, contact