Allowable Costs to Improve Human Subjects Participation and Inclusion


Did you know that you can pay for childcare for your research participants while they are doing study activities? Find similar ideas to enhance your inclusion, recruitment, or retention of research participants in NIH’s new one-page tool: Allowable Costs Related to Participant Inclusion Activities on NIH Grants. The tool provides categorized examples of inclusion activities that typical NIH recipients could charge to their grants as allowable costs.

Consult with your recipient institution to confirm whether your planned inclusion activities will be feasible in your context and fit your institution’s policies, the notice of award, and the NIH Grants Policy Statement.

For background on allowable costs, refer to NIH Grants Policy Statement Section 7.9

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