Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) Module Overview

The Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) reporting process allows institutions to report the existence of any identified financial conflicts of interest to the Agency as required by the Federal regulation, specifically Title 42 Code of Federal Regulation Part 50 Subpart F for grants and cooperative agreements.

The FCOI module is an online interface within Commons that allows grantees and Federal staff to share information. The module is mandatory for all institutions. An institution's signing official completes this reporting process unless another Commons user is delegated with the proper authority to access the module.

The FCOI module in Commons allows institutional users to:

Policy:  Additional information on the reporting requirements can be found within the Frequently Asked Questions on the Office of Extramural Research‚Äôs Financial Conflict of Interest website at