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General award terms and conditions are determined by statutory, regulatory, and agency requirements, as well as each Federal financial assistance award’s circumstances. Terms and conditions dictate important items, including method of payment, reporting frequency and content, and prior approval requirements.

An award may include general award terms and conditions (full version of the applicable document) or a reference to this website. In the latter case, the applicable version is determined as follows:

The most recent version in existence at the time the award is fully executed (i.e., date signed by the Authorized Government Representative).

General Award Terms and Conditions

General Award Terms and Conditions for Agreements Processed Outside of ezFedGrants (eFG)* 

The award will specify if this version of the terms and conditions applies

*eFG is a web portal that is used to generate and manage competitive and non–competitive grants and agreements, amendments, reports, and invoices.

Program-Specific Award Terms used in Conjunction with the General Award Terms and Conditions

In addition to the general award terms, some programs have program-specific terms and conditions: