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, 2020

Statistics for fiscal year 2019-2020 relating to research expenditures, financial deliverables, and payments collected for sponsored projects are as follows:
Total research expenditures incurred for sponsored projects were $1.10 billion. 62.05% of total expenditures were for Federally sponsored projects, followed by State & Other Government projects at 12.05%.

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 14,190. EFM collected $1.103 billion in payments from sponsors. 10,935 payments were received in the form of checks, wire, ACH, EFTs draws for LOC funds.

Number of Financial Deliverables (FD) completed

Interim Final Total
11,715 2,475 14,190

Payments collected

Checks, Wire, ACH Letter of Credit Total
$547.5 M $555.2 M $1.1 B

Announcements

Posted On June 11, 2021
PAMS New Feature – Advanced Deliverables Search
Dear PAMS Users, We are excited to announce a new PAMS feature – Advanced Deliverables Search! This new page in PAMS allows you to search for financial deliverables assigned to your portfolio ...
Posted On May 26, 2021
ERS Effort Report Release – Spring 19 to Winter 2021
Dear Colleagues, EFM is pleased to announce that you can now access your department’s effort reports and begin the certification process for the following periods: Reporting Period Non Academics and 11/12 Academics 9/12 Academics Certification ...
Posted On May 7, 2021
2020-21 FYE Close – EFM Deadlines
Dear Colleagues, As a friendly reminder, Business and Finance Solutions (BFS) released the Schedule for the 2020-21 Fiscal Year Closing . In conjunction with BFS’s deadlines, the following dates are EFM’s deadlines ...

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