Subaward Instructions & Routing Information
Here are the subaward instructions and templates to be used when UAA allows another entity to do a portion of a grant or contract. All the federal regulations governing the Prime Award are then passed-through to the Subaward.
Be aware that most subawards (either grants or contracts) will now require FFATA reporting. The FFATA reporting requirement should be plainly stated in your Notice of Award. If you do not understand this new Federal initiative, please contact your Grant Coordinator for clarification and assistance.
Detailed steps in creating a subaward agreement: Instructions & Routing Information
Subrecipient Risk Assessment
As required under OMB A-133, UAA Procurement completes a risk analysis of the subrecipient prior to issuing the subaward. If a subrecipient is found to be high-risk, the subaward may include the following items:
FFATA Requirements for Federal Subawards
The FFATA Sub-award Reporting System (FSRS) will collect data from the Federal prime awardees on sub-awards they make: a prime grant awardee will be required to report on its sub-grants and a prime contract awardee will be required to report on its sub-contracts.
In accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation clause 52.204-10 (Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards), Prime Contractors awarded a federal contract or order are required to file a FFATA sub-award report by the end of the month following the month in which the prime contractor awards any subcontract greater than $25,000. This reporting requirement will be phased-in (see below):
Prime Grant Recipients awarded a new Federal grant greater than or equal to $25,000 as of October 1, 2010 are subject to FFATA sub-award reporting requirements as outlined in the Office of Management and Budgets guidance issued August 27, 2010. The prime awardee is required to file a FFATA sub-award report by the end of the month following the month in which the prime recipient awards any sub-grant greater than or equal to $25,000.
In accordance with 2 CFR Chapter 1, Part 170 REPORTING SUB-AWARD AND EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION INFORMATION, Prime Awardees awarded a federal grant are required to file a FFATA sub-award report by the end of the month following the month in which the prime awardee awards any sub-grant equal to or greater than $25,000. The reporting requirements are as follows:
FFATA-Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 Amended 2008
The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA) of 2006 as amended in 2008 requires:
A powerpoint presentation regarding Making FFATA Transparent was presented at the NCURA annual meeting.
An FSRS user guide can be accessed. It is intended to be helpful to prime award recipients in their utilization of the FSRS Reporting System. Only prime award recipients will use this system. Sub-recipients will report their information to the prime awardee. Sub-recipients will not access the FSRS system directly.