Federal Circulars & Requirements

The federal Office of Management and Budget published Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards in the December 26, 2013, Federal Register. The new guidance streamlines the requirements from eight existing circulars into one Uniform Grant Guidance document.

View the Final Guidance at 2 CFR Part 200.

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Together with federal awarding agencies, federal OMB issued a joint interim final rule to implement the new guidance on December 19, 2014. To view individual federal agencies' implementation guidance, click on the links below:

Department of Human Services 2 CFR Part 300
Department of Agriculture 2 CFR Part 400, 415, 416, 418, 422
Department of State 2 CFR Part 600
Agency for International Development 2 CFR Part 700
Department of Veterans Affairs 2 CFR Part 802
Department of Energy 2 CFR Part 910
Department of Defense 2 CFR Part 1103
Department of Transportation 2 CFR Part 1201
Department of Commerce 2 CFR Part 1327
Department of the Interior 2 CFR Part 1402
Environmental Protection Agency 2 CFR Part 1500
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 2 CFR Part 1800
Corporation for National and Community Service 2 CFR Part 2205
Social Security Administration 2 CFR Part 2300
Department of Housing and Urban Development 2 CFR Part 2400
National Science Foundation 2 CFR Part 2500
Small Business Administration 2 CFR Part 2701
Department of Justice 2 CFR Part 2800
Department of Labor 2 CFR Part 2900
Department of Homeland Security 2 CFR Part 3002
Institute of Museum and Library Services 2 CFR Part 3187
National Endowment for the Arts 2 CFR Part 3255
Department of Education 2 CFR 3474


To view exceptions and additions made by federal agencies click here: View Uniform Guidance Crosswalk for Federal Agency Exceptions and Additions »

Uniform Grant Guidance Webinars

The Council on Financial Assistance Reform (COFAR) hosted webinars on the Uniform Grant Guidance.

To view the "Uniform Guidance Implementation" webinar from October 2, 2014, click here: Uniform Guidance Implementation

To view the January 27, 2014 webinar and related training materials, click on the links below:

  1. Introduction: Webinar
  2. Administrative Requirements: Webinar | Slides
  3. Cost Principles: Webinar | Slides
  4. Audit Requirements: Webinar | Slides

Administrative Requirements

Cost Principles

Audit Requirements