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Recovery Act

All Hope College faculty receiving grants from federal agencies using ARRA (Recovery Act) funds must submit quarterly reports starting October 1, 2009 on the Federal Reporting website.

Upon completion of the report, it must be approved by the SRO Director, Tracey Nally and Business Services Contact, Kevin Kraay at least two days prior to the deadline and submission.

Registering and Receiving Report Template:

1. Register as a "Recipient"
2. Click on "Downloads
3. Under Templates: click on Microsoft Excel box. This will give you the report template.

Completing the Form:

Most fields are self explanatory by selecting from the drop down lists in most boxes OR by obtaining the information from your award letter (ie. CFDA #).

Special Instructions:

Recipient Account Number - This is optional but Hope requests you to provide it. This is the fund number assigned by Business Services for expenditures.

These codes below can be found using the search box on the right margin of the form and then used in the respective boxes by using the drop down list.

1. Funding Agency Code (ie. 4900-NSF)
2. Program Source (TAS) (ie. 49-0552 NSF MRI)
3. Activity Code (ie. U33-NTEE)- This will always be a NTEE number unless it is for infrastructure.

Subawards/Infrastructure - Enter zero unless they are a part of the grant.

Number/Description of Jobs - REQUIRED! Include new or existing positions that were retained to support or carrry out the project including sub recipients and vendors. The number must be "full-time equivalent" (FTE) calculated cumulatively as all hours worked divided by the total number of hours in a full-time schedule.

Funds Received/Invoiced - This is NOT the award amount. The number should be provided by Kevin Kraay. It represents "the amount of Recovery Act funds received through draw-down, reimbursement or invoice".

Primary Place of Performance - Include your department street address and the College's P.O. Box 9000 and zip 49422-9000.

Questions? Contact your SRO or 616-395-7316