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Federal Update

OSP Roundtable
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October 23, 2012

Updates and Reminder

RPPR

NSF Update

Revised NIH Forms

Continuing Resolution

NIH Update

Change of Grantee Pilot

Revised PAPP

Grants.gov filename reminder

NIH Update

Research Performance Progress Report

RPPR


As mandated by the Office of
Management and Budget, NIH is
implementing the new progress report
format, RPPR, a Federal
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wide initiative.


The new format is now available to all
NIH grantees starting October 19, 2012
to submit annual progress reports.

http://
grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice
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RPPR


The use of RPPR is optional at this time,
but will become mandatory in the spring
of 2013.


The following Streamlined Non
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Competing Award Process (SNAP)
progress reports as well as Fellowship
progress reports may use RPPR format:


RPPR

Activity

Codes

R01
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like SNAPs

D71, DP1, DP5, G08, G11, G13, P40, R00, R01, R03,
R18, R21, R33, R34, R36, R37, R56, RC1, RC2, RL1,
S10, S21, S22, SC1, SC2, SC3, UB1, UC2, UH1, UH2,
UH3, UP5, P01, P20, P30, P40, P41, P50, PL1, R24,
S11, U01, U10, U19, U24, U34, U54

Individual K
SNAPs

K01, K02, K05, K06, K07, K08, K18, K22, K23, K24,
K25, K26, K99, KL1

Education
SNAPs

D43, K30, R13, R25, RL5, T14, T36, U13, U2R

Fellowships

F05, F30, F31, F32, F33, F34, F37

SBIR/STTR
SNAPs

R41, R42, R43, R44, U43, U44

RPPR


When initiating the progress report the
PI will have the option to select either
eSNAP

or RPPR under above
mechanisms.


It is important to know that after
selecting either format, it is not possible
to change unless you request help from
the NIH Commons help desk.


RPPR


Recommendations:


Become familiar with RPPR format:


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Instruction Guide


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Webinar

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/rppr/



Decide which format to use BEFORE
starting the progress report







NIH Update

Revised NIH Forms

Revised Pre
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and Post
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Award Forms and
Instructions Available


http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice
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files/NOT
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Includes revised PHS 2590 dated 8/2012


NIH Update


NIH Operates under a Continuing
Resolution



The
CR continues government operations through
March 27, 2013 at the FY 2012 level plus 0.6 percent
.”

“Until FY 2013 appropriations are enacted, NIH will issue
non
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competing research grant awards at a level below
that indicated on the most recent Notice of Award
(generally up to 90% of the previously committed level).”

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice
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files/NOT
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NIH Update

Notice of Pilot Processes for Post
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Award
Change of Grantee Organization
Applications to NIH

“If the activity code of the current award has transitioned
to electronic submission, institutions may electronically
submit the Change in Grantee Organizational Status
application using the SF424 (R&R) Application Forms and
Grants.gov/Apply.”

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice
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files/NOT
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PA
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12
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http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa
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NSF Update

NSF released a new version of the Proposal and
Award Policies & Procedures Guide dated
January, 2013
(PAPP)

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Grant Proposal Guide
(GPG)
providing
guidance on proposal preparation and
submission

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Award and Administration Guide
(AAG)
containing guidance on managing and monitoring
awards

http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/policydocs/pappguid
e/nsf13001/gpg_index.jsp?org=NSF


NSF PAPP


The revised PAPP is effective for
proposals submitted or due on or after
January 14, 2013


NSF 13
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GPG Summary of Changes:


http://
www.nsf.gov/pubs/policydocs/pappguide/nsf13
001/gpg_sigchanges.jsp


AAG Summary of Changes


http://
www.nsf.gov/pubs/policydocs/pappguide/nsf13
001/aag_sigchanges.jsp


Grants.gov


Attachment Filename Characters are now
Validated and
Enforced

Beginning August 15, 2012, applicants are
now limited to using the following characters
in all attachment file names


Valid file names may only include the
following
UTF
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8 characters: A
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Z, a
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z, 0
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9,
underscore ( _ ), hyphen (
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), space( ) and
period
(.).

If applicants use any other characters
when naming their attachment files, their
applications will be rejected.