The Federal Demonstration Partnership is a cooperative initiative among 10 federal agencies and 154 institutional recipients of federal funds for Phase VI. Our Chair and Vice-Chair are Dr, Richard Seligman from the the California Institute of Technology and Dr. Michele Masucci from the Temple University. The FDP is a program convened by the Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable of the National Academies. Its purpose is to reduce the administrative burdens associated with research grants and contracts. The interaction between FDP’s 450 or so university and federal representatives takes place in FDP’s 3 annual meetings and, more extensively, in the many collaborative working groups and task forces that meet often by conference calls in order to develop specific work products.

The FDP is a unique forum for individuals from universities and nonprofits to work collaboratively with federal agency officials to improve the national research enterprise.

 

 

FDP Expanded Clearinghouse

This initiative authorized by the Federal Demonstration Partnership to use on-line entity profiles in lieu of subrecipient commitment forms to obtain information needed by pass-through entities when they are issuing subawards or monitoring their subrecipient Entities.

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FDP FCOI Clearinghouse

This initiative provides a central location for educational institutions and other entities to document that they are in compliance with the PHS Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) rules and regulations.

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FDP Committees

The committee structure provides the core abiltiy for the FDP to do its work. All projects and initiatives are created and performed within specific committees, subcommittees or working groups.

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Current Initiatives

A list of demonstrations, pilots and projects that are currently underway withing the FDP

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Announcements

OMB Announces Change in Micro-Purchase Threshold

The Office of Management and Budget announced that the micro-purchase threshold (MPT) has been raised to $10,000 and the threshold for simplified acquisitions to $250,000. OMB also announced a review and approval process for institutions that want to request a micro-purchase higher than $10,000. OMB Memorandum M-18-18 provides background and information on implementation of the micro-purchase and simplified acquisitions thresholds.

Expanded Clearinghouse Press Release

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Meetings

2018
Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill
-  September 5-7, 2018
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2019 *New Meeting Location*
Omni Shoreham Hotel

-  January 23-25, 2019
-   May 19-21, 2019
-   September 22-24, 2019