Clarification of Budget Limits for PAR-08-261 "Research on Emergency Medical Services for Children (R01)"

Notice Number: NOT-HD-09-006

Key Dates
Release Date: December 18, 2008

Issued by
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), (
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), (


This announcement is to clarify the Budget and Project Period allowed for PAR-08-261 “Research on Emergency Medical Services for Children (R01).” The statement “Direct costs may not exceed $499,999 in any budget year “in the Executive Summary is incorrect. Applications may be submitted requesting$500,000 or more per year direct costs subject to the following approval as described in the FOA.

Specific Instructions for Applications Requesting $500,000 (direct costs) or More per Year

Applicants requesting $500,000 or more in direct costs for any year (excluding consortium F&A costs) must carry out the following steps:

1) Contact the IC program staff at least 6 weeks before submitting the application, i.e., as plans are being developed for the study;

2) Obtain agreement from the IC staff that the IC will accept the application for consideration for award; and,

3) Include a cover letter with the application that identifies the staff member and IC who agreed to accept assignment of the application.

This policy applies to all new, renewal, revision, or resubmission applications. See NOT-OD-02-004, October 16, 2001.

All other aspects of the FOA remain the same.


For further information contact:


Lynne Haverkos, MD, MPH
Program Director
Child Development and Behavior Branch
Center for Research for Mothers and Children
Room 4B05G, MSC 7510
6100 Executive Blvd. Rockville, MD, 20892-7510
Phone 301-435-6881
Fax 301-480-0230
Email: Lynne.Haverkos@NIH.GOV


Amy B. Goldstein, PhD
Chief, Child and Adolescent Preventive Intervention Program
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
6001 Executive Blvd., Room 7146, MSC 9631
Bethesda, MD 20892-9631
Phone: (301) 496-7227
Fax : (301) 443-4045

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