EFM is in full operation Mondays to Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Following campus guidelines with COVID-19, EFM staff are currently working remotely and can be reached by email or phone. EFM is closely monitoring guidelines from sponsors and other resources and frequently updating information on the COVID-19 Guidance to provide campus with the most current information related to the impact of COVID-19 on the financial management of sponsored research projects.

Extramural Fund Management (EFM) provides financial management support of sponsored project funds for the UCLA research community. This includes: financial reporting, invoicing, cash management, accounts receivable management, financial compliance oversight (effort reporting, cost transfers, unallowable expenses), and audit support. Learn more about our Vision, Mission, and Values.

Statistics for Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2021

Statistics for fiscal year 2020-2021 relating to research expenditures, financial deliverables, and payments collected for sponsored projects are as follows:
Total research expenditures incurred for sponsored projects were $1.21 billion. 63.9% of total expenditures were for Federally sponsored projects, followed by State & Other Government projects at 11.0%.

Pie chart shows the research expenditures in different areas: Federal Government $685.1 Million, Higher Education $79.5 Million, Charitable & Non-Profit Organizations $126.5 Million, State and Other Government $133.1 Million, Business & For-Profit $80.1 Million

Financial Deliverables represent invoices and financial reports of which EFM satisfied a total of 15,418. EFM collected $1.175 billion in payments from sponsors. 10,792 payments were received in the form of checks, wire, ACH, EFTs draws for LOC funds.

Number of Financial Deliverables (FD) completed

Interim Final Total
12,823 2,595 15,418

Payments collected

Checks, Wire, ACH Letter of Credit Total
$542.6 M $632.5 M $1.175 B

Announcements

Posted On December 10, 2021
RAPID Closeout Tool Version Date 12/09/2021 Release
Dear Colleagues, ORA is pleased to announce the release of a new version of the RAPID Closeout Tool (version dated 12/09/2021). Please download the latest version of the tool, available in ...
Posted On November 9, 2021
ERS Release Announcement for Spring 2021
Dear Colleagues, EFM is pleased to announce that you can now access your department’s Spring 2021 effort reports and begin the certification process. Reporting Period Non-Academics and 11/12 Academics 9/12 Academics Certification Due Date Spring 2021 April ...
Posted On November 8, 2021
Postdoctoral Unallowable Benefits on NRSA Grants
Dear Colleagues, It came to our attention that there are benefit charges of Medical Residents with Title Code 2749 and 2750 on NIH NRSA awards. They are in the CBR group ...

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