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, 2023

Statistics for fiscal year 2022-2023 relating to research expenditures, financial deliverables, and payments collected for sponsored projects are as follows:
Total research expenditures incurred for sponsored projects were $1.39 billion. 58.7% of total expenditures were for Federally sponsored projects, followed by State & Other Government projects at 14.1%.

Pie chart shows the research expenditures in different areas: Federal Government $819.8 Million, Higher Education $106.9 Million, Charitable & Non-Profit Organizations $153.3 Million, State and Other Government $196.4 Million, Business & For-Profit $120.4 Million

Financial Deliverables represent invoices and financial reports of which EFM satisfied a total of 15,585. EFM collected $1.134 billion in payments from sponsors. 11,835 payments were received in the form of checks, wire, ACH, EFTs draws for LOC funds.

Number of Financial Deliverables (FD) completed

Interim Final Total
13,251 2,334 15,585

Payments collected

Checks, Wire, ACH Letter of Credit Total
$412.6 M $712.7 M $1.134 B

Announcements

Posted On May 21, 2024
2023-24 FYE Close – EFM Deadlines
Dear Colleagues, Business and Finance Solutions (BFS) has published the Fiscal Closing Letter for FY24, along with the corresponding Fiscal Closing Schedule. EFM deadlines have been set in accordance with BFS’s ...
Posted On April 24, 2024
ERS Release Announcement for Fall 2023 and Winter 2024 Effort Reports
Dear Colleagues, EFM is pleased to announce that effort reports for the fall 2023 and winter 2024 release periods are now available through the Effort Reporting System. To comply with UCOP ...
Posted On January 11, 2024
Ascend 2.0 Expenditure Type Feedback Due 01/24/24
Dear Colleagues, At the Research Administration Forum (RAF), Thursday, January 11, 2024, I discussed updates made to the Expenditure Type list previously shared with campus in the spring of 2023. All ...

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