NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM 1 Case Number: I03110047/Case Closeout Page 1 of 1 The National Science Foundation (NSF) Office of Inspector General (OIG) selected this award as part of a review of conferences, workshops and symposia with respect to compliance with program income requirement. The award provided funds entirely for participant support for travel and registration fees of selected participants at the conference'. According to the grantee- supplied materials, a registration fee was charged to several participants. ;! NSFIOIG requested that the grantee provide us with financial information and supporting documentation for the award, specifically clarification regarding registration fees that were charged. The grantee advised that portions of the registration fees were used to provide a fund to the conference chair and for speaker/discussionsleaderlattendee cost to include travel, room and meals. The remaining fees went to providing onsite support for the administration of the meeting. The grantee provided all requested information, and it appears that the program income tkiat was
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2004-05-07.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)