Notice Number: NOT-HS-12-004
Release Date: December 13, 2011
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), (http://www.ahrq.gov)
This announcement informs the research community that, effective with grant application receipt dates after February 5, 2012 (March 5, 2012 for R01 resubmissions), AHRQ is implementing a budget limit of $250,000 total (direct and indirect) costs per year for large research (R01, R18) grant applications.
The one exception to the budget limit indicated above is for AHRQ health information technology (health IT) focused Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs). These include the following program announcements:
Understanding Clinical Information Needs and Health Care Decision Making Processes in the Context of Health Information Technology (IT) (R01) (see http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-11-198.html)
Understanding User Needs and Context to Inform Consumer Health Information Technology (IT) Design (R01) (see http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-11-199.html)
For these two health IT focused FOAs, the total budget limit will remain as indicated in the opportunity. Projects may contain a budget of up to $500,000 in total annual costs.
For all large or recurring conference grant applications (R13) AHRQ is implementing a total cost budget limit of $50,000 per year, effective with grant application receipt dates after February 22, 2012.
The existing AHRQ budget limits of $100,000 total costs for small research (R03) grant
applications and $50,000 direct costs for small conference (R13) grant applications remain unchanged.
Inquiries regarding this notice should be directed to:
Debbie Rothstein, Ph.D.
Senior Advisor for Extramural Research
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