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Effective June 1, 2014, for future awards and current active grant and cooperative agreement awards, the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) is increasing the Consultant Rate Threshold to $650 per day, and the prior approval threshold for noncompetitive procurements (e.g., Sole Source) to $150,000.
Compensation by grant and cooperative agreement recipients for individual...
All NIH eRA services (including both the eRA Commons and ASSIST) will be completely shut down for system upgrading over the Memorial Day weekend. The systems will be brought down at 9 p.m. on Friday, May 23 and are expected to be restored to service by Tuesday, May 27 at 7 a.m.
This downtime is necessary to complete the upgrade of all eRA systems so they are Unicode capable. As a result of this...
On April 17, NIH and AHRQ announced a policy update, effective for application due dates after April 16, to allow applicants to submit a grant application as a new one, even if it has been reviewed previously. The subsequent new application need not demonstrate substantial changes in scientific direction compared to previously reviewed submissions, and must not contain an introduction to respond...