iq$#,$.. . NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS 4 0 CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM &N D Case Number: I05040015 Page 1 ' A proactive review of participant.support funds allocated in NSF awards under a PI^ from a Northeastern organization3was concluded and resulted in an investigation being conducted to determine the appropriate use of NSF funds. The investigation concluded that the organization did not provide proper overview of NSF award funds. Neither the organization nor the PI had applied for or obtained the authority to reallocate the participant support funds from the NSF Program ~ f f i c e r . ~ The organization refunded NSF $24,083.83 through the Federal Cash Transaction Report of March 3 1,2006. In addition, the organization's comptroller5stated that for future awards the organization will set up a separate account for each NSF award and monitor monthly all spending. I With the crediting of this award and the letter of compliance, all issues are resolved. Accordingly, this case is closed. ' XXXXXxxXXXXXX xxxxxXxxxxxxX ' xxxXxxXXXXXXX xxxXXXXXXXXXX xxxXXXXXXXXXX NSF OIG Form 2 (1 1102)
Admin. Financial Violations (PI/PS)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2006-05-05.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)