How Can I Find Out Which Grants at My Institution Are About to End and Require Administrative Actions?

For an individual grant, the grantee can conduct a general search in eRA Commons using the grant number and see the project end date in the information displayed for that grant. (See the eRA Commons User Guide for more information.) Officials from a grantee organization who want to search for all grants that will end in the next three months for their entire organization can use this search tool …. Continue reading

What is NIH’s Time Frame for Closing Out Grants After the Project End Date?

HHS policy stipulates that if the agency (NIH) cannot undertake a “bilateral closeout”—i.e., closeout with the cooperation between the grantee and the agency —within 180 days of the project end date, it must initiate “unilateral closeout”—i.e., closeout without receipt of acceptable final reports—for those grantees that are not in compliance with the policy. …. Continue reading

Due Date Accommodations for Investigators Responding to the West Africa Ebola Outbreak

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the largest Ebola outbreak in history. NIH appreciates the humanitarian assistance being provided by NIH-supported program directors and principal investigators who travel to West Africa to participate in emergency response activities. As described in NIH Guide Notice NOT-OD-15-010, we have made accommodations to provide additional time for application submission and grant-related reporting for these investigators. …. Continue reading