From: COGR Administrator [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Friday, September 29, 2017 11:25 AM
To: COGR LISTSERV <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Implementation of the RTCs for NASA and Department of Commerce



COGR Membership,


An important message from NSF:




Dear Colleagues:


The implementation of the Research Terms and Conditions (RTCs) has been posted to the NSF RTC website for the following agencies:


  • Department of Commerce (DOC); and


  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).


The effective date of the RTCs for both DOC and NASA is October 1, 2017.


As part of this implementation, the following documents have been revised:


·         Appendix A (Prior Approval Matrix);

·         Appendix B (Subaward Requirements);

·         Appendix C (National Policy Requirements Matrix); and

·         DOC & NASA Agency Specific Requirements.


Any questions regarding an individual agency’s implementation of the RTCs should be directed to that agency. Any general questions regarding the RTCs should be directed to [log in to unmask].






Jean Feldman

Head, Policy Office