Progress Reports

Progress reports are required at least annually to document recipient accomplishments and compliance with terms of award. Information is collected on scientific progress, to identify significant changes, report on personnel, and describe plans for the subsequent budget period or year
Form Name Form Number Description How to Access Instructions Additional Information Updated Date
Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) - Annual, Interim, and Final

Use to describe a grant’s scientific and financial progress.

There is no form available for download. Data entry is done through the RPPR screens in the eRA Commons, and data elements requested differ by program. NIH RPPR Instruction Guide (PDF(MS Word)
 
Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPR) website March 2017
Final RPPR Use as part of the grant closeout process to submit project outcomes in addition to the information submitted on the annual RPPR (with the exception of budget and plans for the upcoming year) There is no form available for download. Data entry is done through the RPPR screens in the eRA Commons, and data elements requested differ by program.
 
NIH RPPR Instruction Guide (PDF(MS Word) Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPR) website March 2017
Final Progress Report

The Final Progress Report is used only for small business grant awards, as of January 2017.

Submit final progress report electronically through the eRA Commons Final Progress Report Instructions  (PDF) March 2017
Progress Report for a Public Health Service Grant PHS 2590

Use only if specifically requested by NIH. 

See PHS 2590 form and instructions. March 2017
PHS Supplemental Grant Application Instructions Provides requirements related to the protection of human subjects, as well as additional policies, assurances, definitions, and other information that apples to both competing applications and progress reports. PHS Supplemental Grant Application Instructions March 2016
Interim RPPR Use when submitting a renewal (Type 2) application. If the Type 2 is not funded, the Interim RPPR will serve as the Final RPPR for the project. If the Type 2 is funded, the Interim RPPR will serve as the annual RPPR for the final year of the previous competitive segment. The data elements collected on the Interim RPPR are the same as for the Final RPPR, including project outcomes. There is no form available for download. Data entry is done through the RPPR screens in the eRA Commons, and data elements requested differ by program. NIH RPPR Instruction Guide (PDF(MS Word) Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPR) website March 2017