Notice of New Application Forms Package for RFA-OD-16-004 "Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Pediatric Cohorts (UG3/UH3)"

Notice Number: NOT-OD-16-037

Key Dates
Release Date: December 16, 2015

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Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH)


This Notice informs the community of an application form issue with RFA-OD-16-004 titled ‘Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Pediatric Cohorts (UG3/UH3)’. The budget form originally posted with this funding opportunity announcement did not accommodate the full 7 years of support allowed for this opportunity. On December 15, a new application forms package with the appropriate budget form was posted in to address this issue. The new application form package has a Competition ID of ‘FORMS-C-REVISED’ and a Competition Title of ‘Revised to include appropriate budget form'.

The FORMS-C-REVISED application forms package with the updated budget form must be used when applying to RFA-OD-16-004.

Actions required (based on submission method)

Applicants using ASSIST: No action needed. We will update your application forms and data for you. The Competition ID ‘FORMS-C-REVISED’ will be displayed in the FOA information section of your application Summary tab once updated.

Applicants using’s downloadable forms: You must return to RFA-OD-16-004 download a fresh copy of the application package and manually move your application data to the new forms. To verify you have the correct forms, check for the Competition ID ‘FORMS-C-REVISED’ at the top of the Grant Application Package forms management screen.

Applicants using system-to-system solutions: Please check with your solution provider to determine what action, if any, is needed to update your application forms.


Please direct all inquiries to:

Erica L. Spotts, Ph.D.
Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR)
Telephone: 301-402-1146 

Carol J. Blaisdell, M.D.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Telephone: 301-435-0222

Tara A. Schwetz, Ph.D.
Office of the Director (OD)
Telephone: 301-451-5064

Donna R. Sullivan 
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Telephone: 240-669-2979