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Enhancements to NSF applications submitted in Research.gov, FastLane & Grants.gov
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has enabled a number of enhancements for proposals submitted in Research.gov, FastLane, and Grants.gov. In…
FAll 2021 Virtual Grants Conference | October 4-8, 2021
Save the Date! Join the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the Fall 2021 NSF Virtual Grants Conference, to be held…
Extension of COVID Flexibilities for Method of Instruction in the Responsible Conduct of Research (NIH, Extramural Nexus)
NIH (together with AHRQ and HRSA) will extend the existing COVID flexibilities permitting online training in the responsible conduct of…
Upcoming: Save the Date November 1-4, 2021: Fall 2021 NIH Virtual Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration (NIH)
If you are an administrator, researcher, early-stage investigator, graduate student, or anyone new to working with the NIH grants process,…
What Is a Grant?
A Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is the document all federal agencies use to announce the availability of grant funds to…
Two-Factor Authentication to Access eRA Modules: See When You Need to Transition
Have you moved to using two-factor authentication when using eRA modules like eRA Commons, ASSIST and Internet Assisted Review? If…
Adjusted Timeline for Requiring Two-Factor Authentication to Access eRA Modules Using Login.Gov or InCommon Federated Accounts
The deadline and approach to requiring two-factor authentication (also known as multi-factor authentication) to increase the security when accessing eRA…
Update: Notification of Upcoming Change in Federal-wide Unique Entity Identifier Requirements
The purpose of this notice is to update the applicant and recipient communities of the federal-wide transition from the DUN…
New NIH “FORMS-G” Grant Application Forms and Instructions Coming for Due Dates on or after January 25, 2022
This notice informs the applicant and recipient communities of changes to grant application forms and application guide instructions for due…
Issuance of the NSF Grants.gov Application Guide – Effective October 4, 2021
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has published a revised version of the NSF Grants.gov Application Guide (NSF 21-084). Overall, the…
NIH Updated Policy for Family Leave and Unpaid Leave for Extramural Loan Repayment Program Recipients
The purpose of this Notice is to announce that the NIH Division of Loan Repayment (DLR) is updating its policy…
Additional Clarifications to Biosketch and Other Support Policies Now Available (NIH Extramural Nexus)
January 2022, more and more applicants and recipients are following our advice and transitioning now to the updated formats and…
Guidance Regarding Minimum Level of Effort for NCI-Funded Awards
This Notice describes the National Cancer Institute (NCI) guidance on the minimum level of effort that will be a part…
Reminder Regarding Recipient and Applicant Grants Policy Related Inquiries
NIH awards are made to recipients, which are most often institutions, not individuals. NIH grants-policy staff members conduct official business…
NSF Convergence Accelerator Expo 2021 (July 28-29,2021)
The National Science Foundation (NSF) Convergence Accelerator invites you to attend the Convergence Accelerator Expo 2021, scheduled virtually for July…
FREE WEBINAR – August 4 – Writing Clear SOWs & PWSs
Successful procurements are heavily reliant upon logical, complete solicitation documents. Too often, the writers of procurement documents know what they…
NU’s Fringe Rate has been updated for FY22
Please be advised that NU’s Fringe Rate has been updated for FY22. The full-time Fringe Benefit Rate has been revised…
Updated NIGMS Guidelines for Funding Investigators with Substantial Other Research Support
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) announces updated guidance for NIGMS Funding for Investigators with Substantial Research Support…
NSF PAPPG 22-1 issued
A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 22-1) has been issued. The…
Associate your eRA Commons account with login.gov
Please remember to switch to using login.gov credentials instead of an eRA username and password to log in to eRA…
Pre/Post award disclosure info-NSF Proposals
From Jean Feldman, NSF Policy Office: "In an effort to provide the community with helpful reference information regarding pre-award and…
NCURA Webinar | Developing Compelling Budget Justifications August 16, 2021 (2-3:00 pm)
Developing Compelling Budget Justification Topics will include: Understanding the role of persuasion in developing compelling budget justifications Current and planned…
NCURA Webinar | Participant Support Costs August 02, 2021 (2-3:00 pm)
Participant Support Costs: An Overview of Dos and Don'ts Topics will include: An overview of what participant support costs are…
NIH New Central Email Inbox for Biosketch and Other Support Inquiries
Have you checked out our other support or biosketch resources and still have questions? Send your inquiries to our new central email inbox nihosbiosketch@nih.gov. See NOT-OD-21-122 for…
NSF System Update
PIs now have the ability to remove publications from the NSF Public Access Repository and In-progress Project Reports Effective today,…
Welcome to Curtis Van Slyck!
Curtis will be joining NU-RES Research Compliance as the Associate Director of Research Compliance. Curtis comes to us from Harvard,…
FDP – OMB May Grants Innovation Exchange 05/20/21
Join us on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 12pm for the May Grants Innovation Exchange! Federal Grants Management: Improving Outcomes,…
NSF Memo M-21-20
NSF’s implementation of OMB Memorandum M-21-20, Appendix 3, which authorizes agencies to implement certain flexibilities from specific administrative, financial management,…
Publication of the Revised NIH Grants Policy Statement (Rev. April 2021) for Fiscal Year 2021 (NOT-OD-21-107)
This revision is applicable to all NIH grants and cooperative agreements with budget periods beginning on or after October 1,…
Reminder: Required use of FORMS-F application forms for application submission
This notice is a reminder to the community that all grant applications must be submitted using FORMS-F application forms (NOT-OD-20-026,…
NSF Virtual Grants Conference – Save the Date!
Save the Date! Join the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the Spring 2021 NSF Virtual Grants Conference, to be held…
Advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion on Peer Reviews
NIH has announced a broad-based initiative, UNITE, to end structural racism and racial inequities in biomedical science.  For more details,…
Impact of COVID-19 on extramural scientific workforce
NIH led a survey on the impact of COVID-19 on the extramural scientific workforce.  For more details, see the article.
FORMS-F required on Grants.gov applications as of April 19, 2021
NIH Reminder: Required Use of FORMS-F Application Forms for Application Submission: Any remaining FORMS-E application form packages have been discontinued…
Change to NINDS Administrative Reduction Policy for Modular R01 Awards
This notice is to alert the extramural community that, as of the September 2020 NANDS Council round, NINDS will no…
Updated Reporting Requirements for RADx-rad Grant Recipients
The purpose of this notice is to update the terms and conditions of award for recipients of grant awards issued…
Continued Extension of Certain Flexibilities for Prospective Basic Experimental Studies With Human Participants
This notice replaces NOT-OD-19-126. The purpose of this notice is to extend interim policy flexibilities regarding registration and results reporting for…
Notice of Information: NHLBI Extensions for Career Development Award (K01, K08, K23, K25)
NIH recently released NOT-OD-21-052 which provided general guidance for early career scientists affected by COVID-19 to request no-cost extensions or funded extensions.…
Now Available in Research.gov: Three New Proposal Types and Proposal Withdrawal Functionality
Effective March 22, the National Science Foundation (NSF) enabled three new proposal types in the Research.gov Proposal Submission System and…
Upcoming Changes to the Biographical Sketch and Other Support Format Page for Due Dates on or after May 25, 2021
In an effort to support strong collaboration between Federal research agencies, NIH has made every effort to align the Biographical…
Announcement of Childcare Costs for Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Fellows
NIH recognizes that the high cost of childcare impacts graduate students and post-doctorates funded through NRSA fellowships, and their ability…
Writing a Research Plan for an NIH Proposal
Hi this pod cast could be good when we have a week where we don’t have much news… Writing a…
JustGrants Update: New Application Submission Webinar Dates and Resources Announced
On October 15, 2020, the Department of Justice grant-making components – the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office),…
Reminder: NIH Natural Disaster Policy – Winter Storms
It is highly likely that winter storms across the U.S. will adversely impact the ability of NIH applicants and recipients…
NU-RES News – Save the Dates Spring 2021
Save the dates and stay connected for the upcoming events: Brown Bag Sessions (February 18th, March 18th, April 22nd, and…
Requesting Extensions for Early Career Scientists Whose Career Trajectories Have Been Significantly Impacted by COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic, along with extensive mitigation measures, has adversely affected progress in many biomedical research settings. Evidence from multiple…
National Research Service Award (NRSA) Stipends, Tuition/Fees and Other Budgetary Levels Effective for Fiscal Year 2021
This Notice supersedes NOT-OD-20-070 and establishes stipend levels for fiscal year (FY) 2021 Kirschstein-NRSA awards for undergraduate, predoctoral, and postdoctoral trainees and…
NIH Salary Cap increase effective 1/3/21
Please be advised that effective January 3, 2021, the NIH salary limitation for Executive Level II is increased to $199,300.…
‘Inspired choice’: Biden appoints sociologist Alondra Nelson to top science post
During his presidential campaign, Joe Biden pledged that his administration would address inequality and racism. Now that he’s been sworn…
Back Online: ePAWs 1.0/Coeus Lite/Premium
The ePAWs/Coeus Lite/Coeus Premium applications are back online; the issue with Coeus Lite Award has been fixed. Questions can be…

Last Updated on December 22, 2020