Clarification of Maximum Funding Period for PAR-12-126 Cooperative Research Agreements Related to World Trade Center Health Program (U01)

Notice Number: NOT-OH-13-008

Key Dates
Release Date: December 10, 2012

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National Institutes for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)


The purpose of this Notice is to provide clarification on the maximum funding period for the FY13 Announcement "Cooperative Research Agreements Related to the World Trade Center Health Program (U01)" (PAR-12-126). Long Term Projects have a maximum funding period of three years. 

The following five changes are hereby made to the announcement:

Section I. Funding Opportunity Description
Research Objectives

Type of Project

Project Period

Total Cost per Year

Long term

Up to three years

Up to $1M


Up to two years

Up to $500K


Up to one year

Up to $250K

Section II. Award Information
Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards

NIOSH intends to commit over a three-year period about $22 M in total costs (direct and indirect) to fund 30-40 applications.

It is expected that awards issued under this announcement will range from 1-3 years in duration. Awards issued under this FOA are contingent on the availability of funds and the submission of a meritorious application.

Section II. Award Information
Award Budget

The combined total budget for a three-year project period may not exceed $3M. The combined total budget for a two-year project may not exceed $1M. The total budget for a one-year project may not exceed $250K.

Section II. Award Information
Award Project Period

Allowable project periods are three years for a long-term project, two years for an intermediate–term project, and one year for a short-term project. Throughout the project period, CDC's commitment to continuation of awards will be conditional on the availability of funds, evidence of satisfactory progress by the recipient (as documented in required reports), and the determination that continued funding is in the best interest of the Federal government.

Section IV. Application and Submission Information
2. Content and Form of Application Submission
Page Limitations

For this FOA, the Research Strategy component of the Research Plan for a long-term (3 year) project is limited to 12 pages. Proposals for intermediate-term (2 year) projects or short-term (1 year) projects should limit their Research Strategy to 6 pages. These pages limits include tables, graphs, figures, diagrams, and charts.


Please direct all inquiries to:

Travis Kubale, Ph.D.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Telephone: 513 (841-4461)

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