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NSF: 03/22/2017 Revised Research Terms and Conditions Effective 04/03/2017

Dear Colleagues: As you are likely aware, issuance of the revised Research Terms and Conditions (RTC) was announced in the March 14, 2017 Federal Register. The RTCs address and implement the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (2 CFR 200) issued by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB). [...]

NIH: 03/17/2017 NIH Operates Under a Continuing Resolution

NIH Operates Under a Continuing Resolution  Notice Number: NOT-OD-17-048  Key Dates Release Date:   March 17, 2017 Related Announcements NOT-OD-17-049 NOT-OD-17-001 NOT-OD-16-046 Issued by National Institutes of Health (NIH) Purpose The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), including NIH, operates under the “Further Continuing and Security Assistance Appropriations Act, 2017,” (Public Law 114-254) signed by President Obama [...]

NIH: 03/17/2017 Interim Guidance on Salary Limitation for Grants & Cooperative Agreements

Interim Guidance on Salary Limitation for Grants and Cooperative Agreements  Notice Number: NOT-OD-17-049  Key Dates Release Date:   March 17, 2017 Related Announcements NOT-OD-17-048 NOT-OD-17-001 NOT-OD-16-059 NOT-OD-16-044 NOT-OD-16-048 Issued by National Institutes of Health (NIH) Purpose Since 1990, Congress has legislatively mandated a limitation on direct salary for individuals under NIH grant and cooperative agreement awards (referred to [...]

NIH & 15 Other Federal Agencies: 01/19/2017 Federal Policy for Protection of Human Subjects

FROM HHS, OHRP: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and fifteen other Federal Departments and Agencies have announced revisions to modernize, strengthen, and make more effective the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects that was originally promulgated as a Common Rule in 1991. This final rule is intended to better [...]

NSF: 01/30/2017 Changes to Fastlane to incorporate new PAPPG (NSF 17-1) changes and enhanced compliance checks.

Effective January 30, 2017, NSF will implement the following changes in FastLane to support the policy updates in the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 17-1) and to run new and enhanced automated compliance checks on proposals: Proposal Submission Two new types of proposals will be incorporated into the PAPPG with new required supporting [...]

NSF: Effective 01/30/2017 Revised Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) NSF 17-1

Dear Colleagues: We are pleased to announce that a revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), (NSF 17-1) has been issued.  The PAPPG has been modified in its entirety, to remove all references to the Grant Proposal Guide (GPG) and Award & Administration Guide (AAG).  The document will now be referred to solely as the [...]

NSF: Effective 09/28/2016 Additional Automated Compliance Checks

Dear Colleagues: On September 26, 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will release updates to FastLane that may impact the way you work. As part of NSF’s efforts to modernize proposal submission and increase competitive fairness in the proposal process, NSF continues to focus on implementing automated proposal compliance checks in FastLane. Effective September 26, [...]

NSF: Effective 08/01/2016 (Updated) — New secure process for resetting passwords in Fastlane and Research.gov

Colleagues, On Monday, August 1, NSF will implement a more convenient and secure process for resetting NSF passwords. NSF awardees and proposers will no longer be able to reach out to Sponsored Projects Offices (SPO) to reset their passwords on both FastLane and Research.gov; instead, they can reset their own password. Please note that this implementation was [...]

NSF: Effective 08/01/2016 (Updated) — All proposals will be subject to a new series of automated compliance validation checks

Please note that this implementation was rescheduled due to a power outage which caused all servers to shut down. The new automated proposal submission compliance checks will be available on August 1.  Dear Colleagues, On August 1, 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will release updates to FastLane that may impact the way you work. [...]

NSF: Effective 07/01/2016 — Revised Award Terms and Conditions

Dear Colleagues: I wanted to make you aware that the Foundation’s entire suite of Award Terms and Conditions (see full listing below) has been revised to implement the requirements stipulated in Appendix XII to Part 200 of 2 CFR § 200 (the Uniform Guidance) regarding the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS), as [...]