The new NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), (NSF 16-1), will be effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 25, 2016. Slides from the NSF PAPPG presentation dated October 29 are posted here.
Significant changes include:
NOT-OD-16-017 announces significant changes to the revised NIH Grants Policy Statement (NIHGPS) for FY 2016 scheduled to be issued November 2015. These changes will be applicable to all NIH grants and cooperative agreements beginning on or after the revision date and will not take effect until the revised NIHGPS is issued by NIH in November.
The following significant changes were summarized:
Below are closure dates for the Office of Sponsored Research – Government & Business Contracts (GBC), Research Management Services (RMS) – and the Industry Contracts Division (ICD) of the Office of Innovation, Technology & Alliances.
GBC and RMS, and
Holiday ICD Office Closure
Veterans Day Holiday November 11
Anyone who receives federal grant funding should note recent changes to federal grants policy – the transition to subaccounts and the updated close-out policy under the new Uniform Guidance. In short, all Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) agencies are moving their grants from pooled accounts to subaccounts, enabling sponsors to track award expenditures at the award level throughout the life of the project, rather than waiting for financial reports.