NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL /I . OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS o CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM I 11 Case Number: I06090028 Page 1 of 1 The National Science Foundation (NSF) Office of Inspector General conducted a proactive review of grants that included cost sharing contributions in excess of $500,000 annuall;. The purpose of the review was to assess compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and NSF award conditions. As part of that review, a Cooperative ~grpement'with this universi# was selected for review. !, OIG contacted the university to request financial information and supporting documentation related to the grant. OIG reviewed the information submitted by the university and identified a possible shortfall in the cost sharing contributions made by the university to date. An 11 investigation was initiated to determine if the university had mis-represented its cost sharing contributions required by the agreement. I We contacted the university to request additional documentation and information to clarify their initial submission. The university provided the additional financial documents and adequate explanations to the questions we raised in our review. Our review also determined that $he amounts of cost sharing reported each year were accurate and were found to be reasonable, allocable and allowable under the terms of the award. II Accordingly, this case is closed. 11
Admin. Financial Violations (PI/PS)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2007-08-16.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)