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Service Line Descriptions for Proposal and Award Activity

Find detailed descriptions of OCGA Proposal and Award Service Lines assigned to Contract Officer roles.

Contract Officer Roles


Service Line Descriptions

Officer

Direct Federal Funds: Grants, Cooperative Agreements, Fellowships*

Direct grants, cooperative agreements and fellowships from federal government agencies. Awards follow 2 CFR 200 (Uniform Guidance).
  • Sponsor: US Federal Government Agency
  • Award Type: Grant, Cooperative Agreement, Fellowship

Direct University of California (UC) Programs

Programs that are administered directly by the UC Office of the President (UCOP). Although programs may be originally funded by State or other sources, the award is funded directly by UCOP (not as a subaward).
  • Sponsor: UC Campuses/Organizations
  • Award Type: Grant, Cooperative Agreement, Contract, Fellowship

Senior Officer

Flow-through Federal: Incoming Subaward Grants*

Subaward where the prime agreement is a GRANT and the prime sponsor is a federal government agency. Example: NIH → Salk Institute → UCSD
  • Sponsor: US Federal Government Agency (Prime Sponsor), All Types of Pass-Through Entity (PTE) Sponsors
  • Award Type: Sub-award Grant

Flow-through UC Programs: Incoming Multi-Campus Awards (MCAs)

Multi-Campus Award where funds are from programs administered directly by the UC Office of the President (UCOP).
  • Sponsor: Foundation/ Trust, Charitable Organization, Business Related/ Interest Group
  • Award Type: Grant, Contract, Cooperative Agreement, Fellowship

Non-profit Agreements (including Fellowships)

Research and Fellowship funding from a non-profit organization [503(c)(3)] regardless of agreement type.
  • Sponsor: Foundation/ Trust, Charitable Organization, Business Related/ Interest Group
  • Award Type: Grant, Contract, Cooperative Agreement, Sub-award Grant, Sub-award Contract, Fellowship

Principal Officer

Direct / Flow-through Federal: Contracts, Incoming Subaward Contracts/ MCAs, OTAs

Direct contracts with federal government agencies and subaward contracts where a US federal government agency is the prime sponsor. Awards use Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clauses. Other Transaction Agreements will be subject to regulations different from Uniform Guidance or FAR-based contracts.
  • Sponsor: US Federal Government Agency
  • Award Type: Contract, Sub-award Contract

Industry Agreements (including Fellowships and PI-initiated Clinical Trials)

Research and Fellowship funding from a for-profit entity, for all agreement types.
  • Sponsor: Business/For-Profit Entity
  • Award Type: Grant, Contract, Cooperative Agreement, Sub-award Grant, Sub-award Contract, UCSD/UC PI Initiated Clinical Trial, Fellowship

California and Other Government Agreements

Direct research funding from California State, local and municipal agencies, and other US state agencies, for all agreement types.
  • Sponsor: State of California, Other Government Agency (domestic)
  • Award Type: Grant, Contract, Cooperative Agreement, Sub-award Grant, Sub-award Contract, Fellowship

Foreign Government Agreements

Research and Fellowship funding where the primary funding entity is a foreign government entity.
  • Sponsor: Other Government Agency (foreign)
  • Award Type: Grant, Contract, Cooperative Agreement, Sub-award Grant, Sub-award Contract, Fellowship

Terminology

  • Sponsor is the UCOP defined sponsor type found in EPD. To lookup the sponsor type for a specific sponsor code, use the eRAP Sponsor Finder Report.
  • Award Type is the Anticipated Award Type in EPD. For Multi-Campus Awards select Sub-award Grant or Sub-award Contract.

*Exception: HS SPPO submits NIH / AHRQ grant and subaward grant proposal submissions for Health Sciences investigators