Part III: Points of Contact

Various offices and officials are mentioned throughout the preceding parts of the NIHGPS as sources of information or as responsible for certain activities in the NIH grants process. Contact information for these and other offices and officials is provided in this part. These addresses should not be used for express mail or other types of hand-deliveries. The ICThe NIH organizational component responsible for a particular grant program or set of activities. The terms "NIH IC," or "awarding IC" are used throughout this document to designate a point of contact for advice and interpretation of grant requirements and to establish the focal point for requesting necessary prior approvals or changes in the terms and conditions of award. should be contacted to obtain the address to use for express mail.

For each ICThe NIH organizational component responsible for a particular grant program or set of activities. The terms "NIH IC," or "awarding IC" are used throughout this document to designate a point of contact for advice and interpretation of grant requirements and to establish the focal point for requesting necessary prior approvals or changes in the terms and conditions of award. that awards grants, a listing is provided for the CGMO as well as an extramural program official that may be contacted for general information. The web address for the ICThe NIH organizational component responsible for a particular grant program or set of activities. The terms "NIH IC," or "awarding IC" are used throughout this document to designate a point of contact for advice and interpretation of grant requirements and to establish the focal point for requesting necessary prior approvals or changes in the terms and conditions of award.'s home page also is included. Requests related to particular applications submitted or grants awarded should be directed to the individual(s) specified in formal communications from NIH, e.g., in the NoANotice of Award: The official, legally binding document, signed (or the electronic equivalent of signature) by a Grants Management Officer that: (1) notifies the recipient of the award of a grant; (2) contains or references all the terms and conditions of the grant and Federal funding limits and obligations; and, (3) provides the documentary basis for recording the obligation of Federal funds in the NIH accounting system..