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Procedures and Guidelines

ORSP procedures and guidelines provide consistent interpretation and transparent administration of institutional grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements.  Guidelines are driven by federal and state policy, as well as UM Policies and Montana Board of Regent Policies pertinent to research and creative scholarship. 

U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars:

  • 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
  • A-21: Cost Principles for Educational Institutions
  • A-110Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements With Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Non-Profit Organizations
  • A-133 Compliance Supplement 2013: Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations; Montana Statewide Single Audit Report 

Additional ORSP guidelines: