EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM ADDENDUM TO PAR-01-130 Release Date: November 20, 2001 NOTICE: NOT-RR-02-001 National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) The National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) has revised the Eligibility Requirements for the Extramural Research Facilities Improvement Program (C06). See Addendum to PAR-01-130 http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-01-130.html for revised eligibility requirements for this program. The new requirements is as follows: ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS Under Section 481A of the PHS Act, domestic, non-Federal, public and private non-profit institutions, organizations, and associations that conduct or support biomedical or behavioral research are eligible to apply, including, for example, allied health professional schools. In response to this PA, an institution may submit two applications to the Research Facilities Improvement Program in the same fiscal year for projects that encompass different scopes and are from two different "stand alone" components that are uniquely identified subordinate organizational elements of the institution (for example, a medical school and a dental school within a university). Applications are encouraged from institutions of emerging excellence, which are defined as recipients of a "Center of Excellence" award in the fiscal year preceding the fiscal year in which an application is submitted in response to this PA. Centers of Excellence (COE) awards are made by the Division of Health Professions Diversity, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, DHHS. A list of the Centers of Excellence, and further information about this program can be found at URL http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/kidscareers/coe.htm. The telephone number for additional information on the COE awards is 301-443-2100. For this PA, the needs of smaller and developing institutions will be given special consideration.
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