Notice Number: NOT-HS-06-021
Release Date: December 12, 2005
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), (http://www.ahrq.gov/)
The purpose of this notice is to provide information on the requirement for grant applicants seeking Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research (AHRQ) support for Large Conference Grants (R13) to submit their applications online to AHRQ through Grants.gov (http://www.grants.gov/) using the SF424 Research and Related (R&R) application as of the February 1, 2006 submission date. AHRQ announced its initial Agency transition plans in http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-HS-06-003.html.
AHRQ continues to recognize the value of supporting high quality meetings in health services research that contribute to the Agency's mission to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. AHRQ expects the AHRQ Large Grant Program for Conference Support (R13) funding opportunity announcement to be available in Grants.gov "Apply" soon, and a revision to the current announcement (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-03-117.html) will be published in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts in the near future.
Applicants are encouraged to prepare themselves now to participate in electronic submission through Grants.gov .
A one-time registration is required for institutions at both:
Principal Investigators should work with their institutions to make sure they are registered in the NIH Commons.
More detail about Preparing for Electronic Submission can be found at http://era.nih.gov/ElectronicReceipt/preparing.htm.
Please direct questions regarding Grants.gov registration to the Grants.gov Contact Center at phone: 1-800-518-4726. Contact Center hours of operation are Monday – Friday from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm Eastern Standard Time.
Please direct questions regarding the Commons registration process to the NIH eRA Service Desk at phone: 301-402-7469/866-504-9552 (Toll Free); 301-451-5939 (TTY) business hours are Monday – Friday from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm Eastern Standard Time.
Updates on the status of the transition to electronic submission and the new form set will be posted in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts and on the NIH eRA Electronic Receipt of Applications Web site.
Large Conference Grant Program inquiries should be directed to:
Mary Hand , MSPH, RN
Health Scientist Administrator
Office of Extramural Research, Education, and Priority Populations
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
540 Gaither Road
Rockville , MD 20850
Phone: (301) 427-1395
Fax: (301) 427-1562
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Office of Extramural
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland 20892
Department of Health
and Human Services (HHS)
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