Notice Number: NOT-OD-10-070
Release Date: March 19, 2010
National Institutes of Health (NIH), (http://www.nih.gov)
This Notice amends NIH Policy on Submission of Additional Grant Application Materials (NOT-OD-08-082). Specifically, shorter page limits in light of the NIH Enhancing Peer Review Initiative are implemented, and clarification of the requirement that additional materials must provide evidence of the concurrence of the Authorized Organizational Representative (AOR) is provided.
Page Limits of Supplemental Information
Authorized Organizational Representative (AOR) Concurrence
The content of late materials may originate from the PD/PI, Contact PD/PI for multiple PD/PI applications, or organizational officials. However, the communication to the SRO must include the concurrence of the Authorized Organizational Representative (AOR) of the applicant institution; either the AOR should send the materials directly to the SRO, or the AOR may send their concurrence to the PD/PI who forwards the materials and concurrence to the SRO. A communication from the PD/PI only or with a “cc” to the AOR will not be accepted.
Best Practice Guidelines
The Best Practice Guidelines for Accepting Additional Grant Application Materials (MS Word - 62 KB) are amended in accord with this Notice. Note, however, that these amendments reflect current NIH Policy and as such are requirements.
For general inquiries concerning this policy contact:
Division of Grants Information
Office of Policy for Extramural Research Administration
National Institutes of Health
6705 Rockledge Drive, Suite 350
Bethesda, MD 20892
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