Friendlier Approach for Cross-Referencing NOSIs in FOAs Used for Submission

October 5, 2020

Going forward, you will no longer see individual Notices of Special Interest (NOSIs) cross-referenced in the Related Notices section of the funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) they use for application submission. Instead, FOAs identified for use with NOSIs will include a single link at the top of the Related Notices section that takes you to two NOSI tables – one for active and another for expired NOSIs associated with the FOA. The table format enables you to see, at a glance, the NOSIs that are still active along with the expiration date, activity code(s), and participating organizations.

New “All About Grants” Podcast on Notices of Special Interest (NOSIs)

February 3, 2020

When dutifully scanning the weekly Table of Contents email for the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts every Friday afternoon, have you found yourself wondering where all the Notices of Special Interest (NOSI) came from? And, what is a NOSI anyways? Dr. Jodi Black, Deputy Director of NIH’s Office of Extramural Research, joins us in … Continue reading “New “All About Grants” Podcast on Notices of Special Interest (NOSIs)”

Searching for Funding Just Got a Little Easier

February 3, 2020

What’s new with the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts? In addition to faster, more precise search results, a few key filtering features have been updated. Notices of Special Interest (NOSIs) are displayed in the results when searching either “Funding Opportunities” or “Notices.” The “Type of Funding Opportunities” filter now includes “Notice of Special Interest.” … Continue reading “Searching for Funding Just Got a Little Easier”

Noticing More Notices of Special Interest?

June 17, 2019

You might have noticed an increased use of Guide Notices called Notices of Special Interest (NOSI), rather than full program announcements, to alert the community of specific research topics of interest. This is not a new concept, as some NIH institutes have been using this approach for many years – we are just formalizing it and expanding its use across all institutes.

Notices of Special Interest

February 6, 2019

You may have noticed a growing trend at NIH to issue notices that highlight scientific areas of special interest. NIH Institutes and Centers have been increasingly using this approach as an alternative to issuing or reissuing program announcements.