Notice of Correction Regarding Application Instructions for PAR-13-116 "NINDS Institutional Center Core Grants to Support Neuroscience Research (P30)"

Notice Number: NOT-NS-13-017

Key Dates

Release Date: February 21, 2013

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Issued by

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)


This Notice provides supplemental instructions to Section IV.2 (Application and Submission Information) of PAR-13-116.

Part 2. Section IV.2. Application and Submission Information


Allowable Costs:

  • Salary support for the PD(s)/PI(s) may not exceed 0.6 calendar months. Support for secretarial and administrative staff may be requested to the extent that it contributes substantially to the management of the Center. Costs for PD(s)/PI(s) salary and support for secretarial and administrative staff may not exceed 10% of the total direct costs for a Center in any year.
  • Salary may not be requested for PD(s)/PI(s) of qualifying projects or directors of individual cores within the Center.
  • Salary may be requested for technical support personnel and consultants.
  • Requests for shared equipment are allowed.
  • Consumable supplies may be requested to the extent they directly contribute to the operation of the cores and are not project specific. Unique research reagents and supplies that are specific to the support of individual projects, including experimental animals, may not be requested.
  • Costs for animal purchase and care are only allowed in limited circumstances when required for core operations, and are not allowed for furtherance of specific projects.
  • Travel costs are not allowed.
  • Patient care and recruitment costs are not allowed.
  • Costs for seminars and workshops are not allowed.
  • Alteration and renovation costs are not allowed.

All other aspects of this FOA remain unchanged.


Please direct all inquiries to:

Edmund Talley, Ph.D.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
6001 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone: 301-496-1917
Email (strongly preferred):