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This guide includes references to the rules and policies that are issued by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The largest division of the Executive Office of the President, OMB is responsible for implementing and enforcing the President’s policies across the entire Federal Government.

  • These policies are detailed in OMB circulars and the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and identified as Government-wide common rules applicable to grants and cooperative agreements.
  • In concurrence with the OMB policies applicable across all Federal agencies, each Federal agency also has supplemental policies described in the CFR that are applicable to grants and cooperative agreements.