Updated Application Guides and Non-competing Continuation Progress Report Instructions Posted


Notice Number:  NOT-OD-11-022

Update: The following update relating to this announcement has been issued:

Key Dates

Release Date:   November 19, 2010

Issued by

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Purpose

The National Institutes of Health is reposting application and progress report instructions to accommodate recent changes in policy, provide instructional clarifications and update hyperlinks or correct typographical errors.  No new policy or requirements are implemented that have not been previously announced in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. 

All changes are indicated by purple text in the actual documents.  The timeframe for reposting and a description of the changes for each document appears below.

Document

Posting Date

Changes

SF424(R&R) Application Guide

Adobe Forms Version B Series

Prior to 11-25-2010

Clarification regarding Multiple PD/PI and leadership plan submission;  elimination of Error Correction Window (NOT-OD-10-123); addition of Responsible Conduct of Research page limits to Table 2.6-1, Page Limits;  clarification to instructions for Research Training Program Plan Component, Plan for the Instruction in the Responsible Conduct of Research; new time limit on resubmissions (NOT-OD-10-140);  Just-in-Time submissions (NOT-OD-10-120);  clarification to the policy on post submission application materials (NOT-OD-10-115); DUNS Number and CCR Registration requirements (NOT-OD-11-004); and implementation of the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act reporting (NOT-OD-11-005).  The instructions for data tables provided as part of a Research Training Program Plan (8.7.13) are simplified, pre- and postdoctoral data is now separated, and the tables are organized according to the type of submission (new, renewal, etc.).  Additional edits include modification of the definition of foreign component to be consistent with the revised NIH Grants Policy Statement, clarifications to instructions, and updated hyperlinks and corrected typographical errors.

SF424 (R&R) Individual Fellowship Application Guide

Adobe Forms Version B Series

After 12-13-2010

Elimination of Error Correction Window (NOT-OD-10-123);  new time limit on resubmissions (NOT-OD-10-140);  Just-in-Time submissions (NOT-OD-10-120); post submission of application materials (NOT-OD-10-115); DUNS Number and CCR Registration requirements (NOT-OD-11-004); and implementation of the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act reporting (NOT-OD-11-005).  Additional edits include modification of the definition of foreign component to be consistent with the revised NIH Grants Policy Statement, clarifications to instructions, and updated hyperlinks and corrected typographical errors.

SF424(R&R) SBIR/STTR Application Guide

Adobe Forms Version B Series

After 12-5-2010

Clarification regarding Multiple PD/PI and leadership plan submission.  Elimination of Error Correction Window (NOT-OD-10-123); removal of reference to Collaboration Opportunities and Research Partnerships (CORP); new time limit on resubmissions (NOT-OD-10-140);  post submission of application materials (NOT-OD-10-115); DUNS Number and CCR Registration requirements (NOT-OD-11-004); and implementation of the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act reporting (NOT-OD-11-005).  Additional edits include modification of the definition of foreign component to be consistent with the revised NIH Grants Policy Statement, clarifications to instructions, and updated hyperlinks and corrected typographical errors.

PHS Grant Application (PHS 398)

Prior to 11-25-2010

Incorporation of policy regarding use of FOAs (NOT-OD-10-134),  Just-in-Time submissions (NOT-OD-10-120), new time limit on resubmissions (NOT-OD-10-140),  post submission of application materials (NOT-OD-10-115), and implementation of the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act reporting (NOT-OD-11-005).   Additional edits include modification of the definition of foreign component to be consistent with the revised NIH Grants Policy Statement, clarifications to instructions, and updated hyperlinks and corrected typographical errors.

PHS Non-Competing Continuation Progress Report (PHS 2590)

Prior to 11-25-2010

Addition of references to instructions for multi-year funded award progress reports and to the 10/1/2010 NIH Grants Policy Statement.  Clarification that the DUNS requirement is for first-tier subrecipients.  Addition of project role of “biostatistician” to the All Personnel Report.  Correction of typographical errors.

NRSA Individual Fellowship Progress Report for Continuation Support (PHS 416-9)

After 12-13-2010

DUNS Number and CCR Registration requirements (NOT-OD-11-004),and implementation of the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act reporting (NOT-OD-11-005). Updated hyperlinks.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Division of Grants Policy
Office of Policy for Extramural Research Administration
6705 Rockledge Drive
Bethesda, MD  20892
301-435-0949
Email: grantspolicy@od.nih.gov


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