Office of Sponsored ProjectsFederal Updates & Reminders Roundtable –November 21, 2013 Haldeman, Room 125
Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) • This past summer NIH rolled out Phase I requiring the use of RPPR module to submit SNAP and fellowship award progress reports. • NIH is now rolling out RPPR Phase II PILOT Phase encouraging participating institutions to consider submission of the RPPR module for non-SNAP progress reports. (PHS 2590) • WHEN? Reports due between November 1, 2013 and February 1, 2014. • Expecting success with Pilot Phase II, NIH anticipates requirement beginning August 2014.
RPPR Resources: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/rppr/ • Webinars • PowerpointTraining • NIH RPPR Instruction Guide • Screen Shots • How does RPPR differ from eSNAP • Frequently Asked Questions
eRA Commons User IDs • Individuals with Graduate or UndergraduateStudent roles participating in a NIH project for at least one person month or more will be required to have an eRA Commons ID. • Contact your OSP Grants Officer now to get students set up with appropriate role and avoid system warnings • NIH plans to make this MANDATORY in October 2014. http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-13-097.html
Revised NIH Grants Policy Statementhttp://grants.nih.gov/grants/policy/nihgps_2013/ • Applicable to all NIH grants and cooperative agreements with budget periods beginning on or after October 1, 2013. • Revision does NOT introduce any new material for first time. • Summary of significant changes found here: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/policy/nihgps_2013/Significant_Changes_NIHGPS_2013.pdf
NIH Continuing Resolution • NIH will issue non –competing awards at level below most recent Notice of Award (generally up to 90% of the previously committed level) • Upward adjustments to awarded levels will be considered after FY 2014 appropriations are enacted.
Redesigned eRA Website – Launch is Today! http://era.nih.gov/
NSF Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) • NSF released a Revised guide: NSF 14-1 • Effective for proposals submitted or due on or after February 24, 2014. For proposals submitted prior to February 24, 2014, the guidelines in NSF 13-1 apply. • PAPPG includes: - Grant Proposal Guide (GPG) - Award and Administration Guide (AAG) • For a complete summary of changes: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/policydocs/pappguide/nsf14001/aag_sigchanges.jsp
Quick reminders To Subscribe to weekly publications: - NSF Bulletin: http://www.nsf.gov/publications/ - NIH Guide: http://grants2.nih.gov/grants/guide/listserv.htm