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Oct. 02, 2015   NIH Operates Under a Continuing Resolution
Mar. 31, 2015   New NIH Grants Policy Statement (effective 12/26/14)
Jan. 13, 2015   New NIGMS Guidelines for Funding Investigators with Substantial Unrestricted Research Support
Jan. 12, 2015   Notice of Legislative Mandates in Effect for FY 2015
Dec. 30, 2014   NIH Fiscal Policy for Grant Awards - FY2015
Dec. 30, 2014   Notice on Salary Limitation on Grants, Cooperative Agreements, and Contracts
Dec. 17, 2014   Simplifying the NIH Policy for Late Application Submission
Dec. 04, 2014   New Biographical Sketch Format Required for NIH Applications Submitted for Due Dates on or After May 25, 2015
Oct. 01, 2014   NIH Operates Under a Continuing Resolution
Aug. 27, 2014   NIH Genomic Data Sharing Policy (effective 01/25/15)
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, 2012   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

Mar. 18, 2015   NSF announces plan for comprehensive public access to research results
Nov. 20, 2014   Award and Administration Guide (AAG) and Grant Proposal Guide (GPG) NSF 15-1, effective 12/26/14 
Jan. 07, 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
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

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