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eRA Commons ID Required for All Senior/Key Person

December 22, 2023

A Reminder: Commons ID Required for All on Senior/Key Person Profile (Expanded) Form, Effective Mid-January Posted December 22, 2023 In April 2021, NIH announced that all personnel listed on the R&R Senior/Key Person Profile (Expanded) Form must have an eRA Commons ID. Those who did not comply were given a warning. Fast forward to now. … Read more

New Fringe Rates for Fiscal Year 2024

December 19, 2023

New Fringe Rate Categories December 18, 2023 By John Traversaro Effective January 1, 2024, there are now three fringe benefit rates instead of one composite rate for permanent employees. Faculty TSERS – 34.510% Faculty ORP – 23.580% SHRA/EHRA Non-Faculty – 36.910% Proposal Budgeting For all proposals submitted on or after February 1, 2024, the composite … Read more

Update on NIH Policy for Foreign Subrecipients

September 12, 2023

Update on NIH Policy for Foreign Subrecipients September 12, 2023 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has updated requirements for foreign subrecipients. Per NIH NOT-OD-23-133, effective October 1 2023, NIH will require foreign subrecipients to turn over all records to the primary recipient at an agreed-upon frequency (e.g. once a quarter, once a month). Records … Read more

Guidance on 2023 NIH Loan Repayment Program

September 8, 2023

Guidance on 2023 NIH Loan Repayment Program September 8, 2023 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is accepting new and renewal applications for its Loan Repayment Programs that provide support to health professionals pursuing careers in biomedical and behavioral research. NIH can repay up to $50,000 a year of qualified educational debt through six different … Read more

Single Budget Line Item Requirement for Data Management and Sharing Costs Rescinded

August 16, 2023

Single Budget Line Item Requirement for Data Management and Sharing Costs Rescinded Currently, grant applicants submitting detailed budgets must request costs to support Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Plan activities as a single line item on the R&R Budget Form titled “Data Management and Sharing Costs.” This requirement will be rescinded for due dates on … Read more