Select Policy Alerts and Updates

 
Uniform Guidance

NIH
Oct. 01, 2014   NIH Operates Under a Continuing Resolution
Apr. 17, 2014   Updated Policy for NIH Application Submission; FAQs; 4-22 Clarifications
Mar. 04, 2014   NIH Will Open the Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) for All Type 5 Non-SNAP Progress Reports on April 25, 2014
Feb. 10, 2014   NIH Fiscal Policy for Grant Awards – FY 2014
Jan. 16, 2014   NIH Operates Under a Continuing Resolution (and a salary cap increase)
Oct. 25, 2013   Revised NIH Grants Policy Statement (effective 10/1/2013)
Oct. 01, 2013   Information for the NIH Extramural Grantee Community During the Lapse of Federal Government Funding
Sep. 26, 2013   Informal Notice about Potential Lapse in Appropriated Funds
Jul. 26, 2013   PHS 398 Application Forms and Instructions for Application Due Dates on or after September 25, 2013 and Updated Application Guides for Electronic Application Forms
Apr. 30, 2013   How Should Grantees Acknowledge NIH Support in Papers, Presentations, Press Releases, Etc.?
Feb. 21, 2013   NIH Operation Plan in the Event of a Sequestration 
Feb. 14, 2013   Changes to Public Access Policy Compliance Efforts Apply to All Awards with Anticipated Start Dates on or after July 1, 2013
Feb. 07, 2013   Notice of Intent to Publish the Reissuance of Funding Opportunity Announcement "NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00)"
Feb. 06, 2013   NIH Requires Use of RPPR for All SNAP and Fellowship Progress Reports, and Expands RPPR Functionality (applies to awards with start dates on or after July 1, 2013)
Nov. 16, 2012   Upcoming Changes to Public Access Policy Reporting Requirements Effective date pending.
Sep. 2012   Special Council Review of Research Applications from PDs/PIs with More than $1.0 Million Direct Costs in Annual NIH Support
Aug. 24, 2012   Financial Conflict of Interest
Mar. 30,2012   NIH Revised JIT Business Processes
Jan. 20,3012   Salary Limitation on Grants, Cooperative Agreements, and Contracts
Dec. 23, 2011   NIH establishes National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences
Aug. 23, 2011   HHS Tightens Financial Conflict of Interest Rules for Researchers
Jun. 12, 2011    Change in Policy on the Submission of Letters of Reference for Career Development (K) Applications
Jun.  05, 2011    Shortening the NIH Review Cycle for New Investigator R01
Apr.  08, 2011      Change in Policy on the Submission of Letters of Reference for Kirschstein-NRSA Fellowship (F) Applications
Jan. 25, 2011   NIH to Eliminate Error Correction Window
Sep.  25, 2010     New NIH Policy on Post-Submission Application Materials
Aug.  01, 2010    New NIH Policy on the eRA electronic Streamlined Non-competing Award Process (eSNAP)
May  13, 2010    New NIH policy on budgeting for Genomic Arrays (GA)
Jan.  25, 2010    NIH Requirement for Instruction in the Responsible Conduct of Research
Jan. 25, 2009    NIH Clarification of Resubmission Policy and Determination of New Application Status

NSF
Nov. 20, 2014   Award and Administration Guide (AAG) and Grant Proposal Guide (GPG) NSF 15-1, effective 12/26/14
Jan. 7, 2014   Sequestration Effects on MPS
Nov. 18, 2013   Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG), effective 02/24/14
Oct. 01, 2013   Agency guidance about functions during the government shutdown
Sep. 27, 2013   NSF Plan for Operations During a Funding Hiatus
Mar. 18, 2013   All NSF project reports - e.g. Interim, Annual, Final - must be submitted via research.gov
Feb. 27, 2013   Impact of FY 2013 Sequestration Order on NSF Awards
Oct. 2012   Revised NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), (NSF 13-1). Effective for proposals due on or after January 14, 2013.
Jan. 18, 2011      New NSF Data Management Plan Requirements
Jan. 18, 2011    Revised NSF Cost Sharing Policy

Other Resources
NIH Funding Opportunities and Notices
NIH Grants Policy and Guidance
NSF Policy Office
NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide
Research Administration Discussion List
FDP Listserv
COGR Listserv and Updates
Health Research, Inc. ResAdmin Listserv

U.S. Government Accountability Office Updates
Subscribing to Sponsor Newsletters 

2013 Government Shutdown (9/30-10/16, 2013)
October 25, 2013  NIH Operates Under a Continuing Resolution
October 2013 NSF Post-Shutdown Guidance

October 2013 NIH Post-Shutdwon Guidance
October 22, 2013 Updated Timeline for Late Resubmission (-A1) Applications to PA-11-197 "NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00)"
October 22, 2013
Revised NIH Guidance on Resumption of Extramural Activities Following the Recent Lapse in Appropriations
October 18, 2013 Guidance on Resumption of NIH Extramural Activities Following the Recent Lapse in Appropriations
October 18, 2013
Resumption of Operations at the National Science Foundation 
October 17, 2013 NIH Resumes Operation
October 17, 2013 U.S. Shutdown Ends, Scientists Head Back to Work
The Latest Shutdown Information for NIH- and NSF-Funded Researchers(Science Magazine)
NCURA Shutdown Page (NCURA member login required)

NIH/NSF Summary Table and Contacts (Columbia University)
OMB's Agency Contingency Plans
October 04, 2013 Access to ClinicalTrials.gov Restored
October 03, 2013 CDMRP eReceipt System is Operational
October 02, 2013 Internal Memo
October 01, 2013 Information for the NIH Extramural Grantee Community During the Lapse of Federal Government Funding
October 01, 2013
NSF guidance about functions during the government shutdown
September 17, 2013 OMB Memo for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies 

2013 Sequester

July   17, 2013 NSF Update to Important Notice No. 133 (re sequester impact)
June  03,  2013 Fact sheet: Impact of Sequestration on the National Institutes of Health (By the Numbers)
May   08, 2013 NIH Fiscal Policy for Grant Awards – FY 2013*
April  10, 2013
Federal Research Cuts Have a Multiplier Effect on U.S. Economy
March 07, 2013 Letter from the National Cancer Institute to Scientific Community
March 04, 2013 NIH Operations Under the Sequester
March 04, 2013
DOE Letter to Awardees
March 04, 2013 NASA Letter to Awardees
Feb.   27, 2013 Impact of FY 2013 Sequestration Order on NSF Awards
Feb.   21, 2013 NIH Operation Plan in the Event of a Sequestration

DOD Update

*Individual NIH institutes and centers (ICs) sequester announcements

NCATS, NCCAM, NCI, NEI, NHGRI, NHLBI, NIA, NIAAA, NIAID, NIAMS, NIBIB, NICHD, NIDA, NIDCD, NIDCR, NIDDK, NIEHS, NIGMS, NIMH, NINDS, NINR,NLM

Other Resources
The Council on Governmental Relations
(COGR)
AAAS Sequestration Resources
The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
SRA Sequester Resource Center
ScienceWorksforU.S
Congressional Budget Office Sequestration Reports
Grants Management: Improved Planning, Coordination, and Communication Needed to Strengthen Reform Efforts June 27, 2013
 
 
 
 
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