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Important Notice: In observance of the UCLA Winter Holiday Closure, the Office of Contract and Grant Administration will close at 5:00 PM on Friday, December 20, 2019, and will reopen at 8:00 AM on Thursday, January 2, 2020.

To ensure timely review and processing of applications and other inquiries related to sponsored project activities, with sponsor due dates between December 21, 2019 and January 2, 2020, please submit to OCGA no later than 8:00 AM on Monday, December 16, 2019.

OCGA’s mission is to support UCLA faculty in their sponsored project activities by providing expertise, assistance, and education.




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The UCLA Office of Contract and Grant Administration assists the campus research community in reviewing, approving and submitting proposal applications and negotiating and executing contracts and grants from government and non-profit sponsors. OCGA has primary responsibility for the interpretation of University-wide and campus policy, sponsor guidelines, and applicable federal and state laws and regulations related to governmental and non-profit sponsored activities. OCGA also executes all outgoing Subawards issued under grants or collaborative agreements.


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Posted On 10/31/2019
California Arts Council - Proposal Delays Due to Fires and Power Outages
The California Arts Council is accepting requests for extension of deadlines for applicants who are affected by fire or power outages. Details... » read more
Posted On 10/8/2019
Update to Fall 2019 OCGA Proposal Deadline Calendars
An error has been discovered in the Fall Deadline that affects the upcoming NIH K series application deadline. The calendars that were originally published on September 16 indicated a... » read more
Posted On 9/24/2019
Fall 2019 OCGA Proposal Deadline Calendars
This is a reminder that proposals and supporting internal documents are due to the OCGA Proposal Intake Team ( five working days before they need to be submitted electronically or... » read more
Posted On 6/26/2019
National Science Foundation Updates
This week the National Science Foundation made two important announcements... » read more
Posted On 6/25/2019
NIH eRA Commons Login Error
On or about February 19, 2019, a number of NIH eRA Commons passwords were expired due to a security upgrade. We are just over 120 days since this occurred, and those same user passwords have now expired without... » read more
Posted On 6/14/2019
NSF Systems Modernization
NSF is soliciting feedback from FastLane and users as part of their multi-year initiative to modernize the foundation’s proposal submission and ... » read more
Posted On 4/19/2019
HHS Salary Cap Update
The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019, Public Law 115-245, signed into law on September 28, 2018, restricts the amount of direct salary which may be paid to an individual under... » read more
Posted On 4/19/2019
Revised EPASS Form
The EPASS has been modified to revise the question: “Does this project involve activities outside the U.S. or partnership with International Collaborators, whether or not funded?”... » read more
Posted On 1/29/2019
NSF Resumption of Operations
The National Science Foundation has established a Resumption of Operations at NSF website which includes... » read more
Posted On 1/25/2019
Partial Federal Government Shutdown Update - NASA
As the partial government shutdown continues, we have updated information from NASA.... » read more