Facilities and Administrative (F&A) Costs (or indirect costs)
Faculty- or Student-owned Entity
Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA)
Federal Audit Clearinghouse (FAC)
Depending on the context, in either paragraph (1) or (2) of this section:
(1)(i) The Federal financial assistance that a non-Federal entity receives directly from a Federal awarding agency or indirectly from a pass-through entity, as described in 45 CFR 75.101; or
(ii) The cost-reimbursement contract under the Federal Acquisition Regulations that a non-Federal entity receives directly from a Federal awarding agency or indirectly from a pass-through entity, as described in 45 CFR 75.101.
(2) The instrument setting forth the terms and conditions. The instrument is the grant agreement, cooperative agreement, other agreement for assistance covered in paragraph (2) of Federal financial assistance, or the cost-reimbursement contract awarded under the Federal Acquisition Regulations.
(3) Federal award does not include other contracts that a Federal agency uses to buy goods or services from a contractor or a contract to operate Federal government owned, contractor operated facilities (GOCOs).
Federal Award Date
Federal Award Identification Number
Federal Awarding Agency
Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP)
Federal Financial Assistance
(1) For grants and cooperative agreements, Federal financial assistance means assistance that non-Federal entities receive or administer in the form of:
(ii) Cooperative agreements;
(iii) Non-cash contributions or donations of property (including donated surplus property);
(iv) Direct appropriations;
(v) Food commodities; and
(vi) Other financial assistance (except assistance listed in paragraph (b) of this section).
(2) For Subpart F of 45 CFR 75, Federal financial assistance also includes assistance that non-Federal entities receive or administer in the form of:
(ii) Loan Guarantees;
(iii) Interest subsidies; and
(iv) Insurance.(3) Federal financial assistance does not include amounts received as reimbursement for services rendered to individuals as described in 45 CFR 75.502(h) and (i).
Federal Financial Report (FFR)
Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (Transparency Act)
(1) All Federal awards which are assigned a single number in the CFDA.
(2) When no CFDA number is assigned, all Federal awards to non- Federal entities from the same agency made for the same purpose should be combined and considered one program.
(3) Notwithstanding paragraphs (1) and (2) of this definition, a cluster of programs.
The types of clusters of programs are:
(i) Research and development (R&D);
(ii) Student financial aid (SFA); and
(iii) "Other clusters,'' as described in the definition of Cluster of Programs.
Federal Technology Transfer Act (FTTA)
Federal-Wide Assurance (FWA)
Final Peer-reviewed Manuscript
Final Proposal Revision (FPR)
Final Published Article
Financial Conflict of Interest
Financial Management Plan
Financial Status Report (FSR)
Financial Status Report (FSR) Role
Fiscal Year (FY)
The performance of any significant scientific element or segment of a project outside of the United States, either by the recipient or by a researcher employed by a foreign organization, whether or not grant funds are expended. Activities that would meet this definition include, but are not limited to, (1) the involvement of human subjects or animals, (2) extensive foreign travel by recipient project staff for the purpose of data collection, surveying, sampling, and similar activities, or (3) any activity of the recipient that may have an impact on U.S. foreign policy through involvement in the affairs or environment of a foreign country. Examples of other grant-related activities that may be significant are:
- collaborations with investigators at a foreign site anticipated to result in co-authorship;
- use of facilities or instrumentation at a foreign site; or
- receipt of financial support or resources from a foreign entity.
An entity that is:
(1) A public or private organization located in a country other than the United States and its territories that is subject to the laws of the country in which it is located, irrespective of the citizenship of project staff or place of performance;
(2) A private nongovernmental organization located in a country other than the United States that solicits and receives cash contributions from the general public;
(3) A charitable organization located in a country other than the United States that is nonprofit and tax exempt under the laws of its country of domicile and operation, and is not a university, college, accredited degree-granting institution of education, private foundation, hospital, organization engaged exclusively in research or scientific activities, church, synagogue, mosque or other similar entities organized primarily for religious purposes; or(4) An organization located in a country other than the United States not recognized as a Foreign Public Entity.