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NOT-OD-07-087: New FAQs for Recruitment and Retention Plan to Enhance Diversity, and for Policies Related to Parental Leave and Child Care New FAQs for Recruitment and Retention Plan to Enhance Diversity, and for Policies Related to Parental Leave and Child Care

Notice Number: NOT-OD-07-087

Key Dates
Release Date: August 24, 2007

Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH) (http://www.nih.gov/)

This notice announces the availability of frequently asked questions (FAQs) for Recruitment and Retention Plan to Enhance Diversity (http://grants1.nih.gov/training/faq_diversity.htm), and FAQs for Policies Related to Parental Leave and Child Care (http://grants1.nih.gov/training/faq_childcare.htm).

Diversity: The recruitment and retention plan to enhance diversity is required in all applications for institutional research training, institutional career development, and research education grant awards (e.g., T32, T35, K12, R25 and those training/education components of CTSA).

Leave and care: In general, personnel involved with NIH supported projects may use NIH grant funds to cover expenses associated with child care and parental leave, provided that those benefits are available to all employees with comparable appointments at the grantee institution.  The limitations and allowability of such expenses are discussed in the FAQs.

Inquiries

Questions concerning this guide notice may be directed to:

Henry Khachaturian, Ph.D.
Acting NIH Research Training Officer
Office of Extramural Programs
National Institutes of Health
6705 Rockledge Drive, Room 3515
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-7963
Phone: 301-451-4225
Email: NIHTrain@mail.nih.gov


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