Quick Training Links

​​The Office of Grants and Contracts

The Office of Grants and Contracts (OGC) at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus provides a number of resources, templates, and guidance for managing sponsored projects.

2 CFR 200 (Uniform Guidance) and Agency Implementing Regulations

2 CFR 200 (Uniform Guidance) establishes the general government wide requirements for federal grants and cooperative agreements. 

Federal Acquisition Regulation

The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) establishes the general government requirements for federal contracts. 

Agency Guidance

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) are two primary federal sponsors to the University. Each agency has issued guidance identifying policies and procedures governing its awards.

Federal Research Terms and Conditions

The Research Terms and Conditions (RTCs) are standard governmentwide requirements for federal research awards. Many federal agencies awarding research grants and cooperative agreements have adopted the RTCs. Some agencies have incorporated agency specific requirements to the RTCs.

Appendix A of the RTCs identify the expanded authorities each award agency has provided to its awards.

Compliance Supplement

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) releases the annual Compliance Supplement, which identifies compliance requirements for federal awards.

Chief Financial Officers Council

The Chief Financial Officers (CFO) Council is responsible for coordinating federal assistance programs. The CFO Grants webpage provides training, resources, and latest news and information related to federal grants and cooperative agreements.


Grants.gov is the official federal government website that identifies competitive federal grant and cooperative agreement opportunities. The website also provides resources on applying for and managing federal grants.