October 19, 2020
RFA-OH-20-002 - Commercial Fishing Occupational Safety Research Cooperative Agreement (U01)
NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH (NIOSH)
The purpose of this Notice is to inform interested applicants of a change in the award budget ceiling associated with RFA-OH-20-002 “Commercial Fishing Occupational Safety Research Cooperative Agreement (U01)”. The current award ceiling is $650,000 per budget period. The new award ceiling is $975,000 per budget period. The award floor will remain the same at $150,000 per budget period.
Effective with the publication of this notice, the maximum total funding (direct and indirect costs) that can be requested for a single award consisting of a 36-month budget period is $975,000. Total funding for the entire three-year period of performance is the same. Cost matching (50% of total proposed cost) is required. The source and amount of costs and/or the value of third-party in-kind contributions proposed by the applicant to meet the cost matching requirement must be identified in the application budget.
The maximum total award including the 50% cost match is $975,000 per budget period. The Notice of Award will state the amount of Federal funding and the amount of the 50% cost match. As an example, a total award of $975,000 will consist of $487,500 in Federal funds and $487,500 as non-Federal cost matching.
Upon publication of this notice, this change will be in effect for the next application receipt date of January 21, 2021.
Bridgette Garrett, PhD
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)