Notice of Pilot Program for Multiple Principal Investigators and Electronic Submission Using SF424 (R&R) Grant Application Package

Notice Number: NOT-MH-06-109

Key Dates
Release Date: May 04, 2006

Issued by
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), (

This notice is to inform potential applicants that the funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for Basic and Translational Research Opportunities in the Social Neuroscience of Mental Health (R01) at PAR-06-389 will serve as a special pilot program for applications that will allow more than one Principal Investigator (PI) and be submitted through electronic submission using the SF424 (R&R) grant application package.  While the R01 mechanism has not yet transitioned to electronic grant submission, all applications in response to this program announcement must be submitted electronically through, regardless of the number of PIs involved.  (The current schedule and other important information related to NIH’s transition from the PHS398 paper application to the SF424 (R&R) electronic application is available at:

This FOA is one of a number of new initiatives for investigators seeking support for projects or activities that clearly require a “team science” approach.   More detailed information on this model is presented in a recent NIH Guide Notice which can be found at and on the Multiple Principal Investigator Web site.  The latter site provides links to a range of materials, including “Frequently Asked Questions,” which are based on the responses to Request for Information also posted on the website.

Inquiries regarding this Notice may be directed to:

Rebecca Claycamp, M.S., CRA
National Institute of Mental Health
6001 Executive Blvd , Room 6122, MSC 9605
Bethesda , MD 20892-9609
Phone: 301-443-2811
Fax: 301-443-6885

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