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The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), with the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and in consultation with institutions that administer funds from the federal granting agencies, has updated the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the Roles and Responsibilities in the Management of Federal Grants and Awards.
This MOU describes the basic requirements for obtaining and maintaining institutional eligibility to administer research funds.
As of April 1, 2008, Schedules 1 to 8 have been revised to comply with the federal Financial Administration Act and seven new schedules (Schedules 9 to 15) have been added.