Announcing Transition Schedule for AHRQ Small Grant Program for Conference Support (R13) to Adobe-based forms for SF424 Research and Related (R&R) Electronic Submissions through

Notice Number: NOT-HS-09-003

Key Dates
Release Date: January 2, 2009

Issued by
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), (




More details will be provided in the coming weeks on the Resources for Adobe Transition Web page on the Electronic Submission of Grant Applications Web site at:


During the transition to Adobe forms, applicants should follow the usual process for seeking support with any electronic submission issue. Questions on form functionality or submission of the forms to should be directed to the Contact Center.  If you encounter a technical issue that threatens NIH’s timely receipt of your application, work with the Contact Center and be sure to contact the eRA Help Desk at NIH to document the issue and provide them with the Contact Center tracking number.

Related Guide Notices:

Reminder and Clarification on NIH/AHRQ/CDC/FDA Transition to Adobe-based Forms (November 21, 2008)

Transition schedule for NIH/AHRQ/CDC/NIOSH/FDA to Adobe-based Forms (September 22, 2008)

Adobe Pilot Application Guide Available (August 1, 2008)
Pilot for Transition from PureEdge to Adobe-based forms (July 2, 2008)
NIH/AHRQ Set Transition to Adobe for Dec. 2008 (May 23, 2008)


Questions about this Notice should be directed to:
Ruth Ann Hadley
Small Conference Grants Administrator
Office of Extramural Research, Education, and Priority Populations
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
540 Gaither Road
Rockville, MD 20850
FAX: 301-427-1029

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