Subrecipient vs. Contractor Checklist

Published: 2016

This document is intended to help a recipient of federal funds make a judgment as to whether each agreement it makes, for the disbursement of federal program funds, casts the entity receiving the funds in the role of a subrecipient or a contractor. Based on 2 CFR Chapter I, Chapter II, Part 200 et al. Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance), issued by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on December 26, 2013, and effective for non-federal entities on December 26, 2014, the following information is intended for use by all non-federal entities.