Uniform Grants Guidance Letters

Responses to Questions on Implementation of New UGG Rules

This webpage includes a list of questions posed by state educational agencies, school districts, institutions of higher education and other interested parties on the implementation of 2 CFR Part 200, or the Uniform Grants Guidance, and answers provided by the U.S. Department of Education.

These only includes questions and answers that have been shared with Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC. Details on the senders have been redacted as requested.

Question and Answer Letters

  • Applicability of OCFO Time and Effort Guidance Under 2 CFR 200.430(i)(5)
  • Use of Prequalified List For Procurement under 200.318(e)
  • Applicability of the Required Certification Under 200.415
  • Implementation of performance metrics by USDE under 2 CFR 200.328
  • Ability of the SEA to provide prior approvals as required under Part 200
  • How $500 in interest is calculated under 2 CFR 200.305(b)(9)
  • Applicability of collection on amounts due to SEAs under 2 CFR 200.345
  • Applicability of fixed amount award under 2 CFR 200.332
  • Question on low-risk auditee and accounting systems under 200.520(b)
  • How agencies should identify information in their financial management systems under 2 CFR 200.302(b)(1)
  • Applicability of grant system requirements, allowability procedures and time and effort
  • Applicability of negotiation of profit under 2 CFR 200.323.USDE Cost Principles – Noteworthy Additions

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