modular awards, post-award administration

13.5 Post-Award Administration

Recipients have discretion in determining how to allocate and account for costs related to modular awards within their organizational accounting system. However, institutions are still required to ensure that all costs charged to modular awards are in accordance with applicable costs principles, the NIH GPS, and any legislatively imposed restrictions.

Modular awards are subject to the standard NIH Terms of Award and may be awarded under the SNAP authorities. However, since the award is issued without direct costCosts that can be identified specifically with a particular sponsored project, an instructional activity, or any other institutional activity, or that can be directly assigned to such activities relatively easily with a high degree of accuracy. budget categories, the significant rebudgeting provision described as a potential change of scope indicator does not apply to modular grants.

Recipients may submit requests for administrative supplements to the CGMO of the NIH awarding 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., but must provide a detailed (non-modular) budget.

Competing Revisions should be submitted to the NIH using the modular budget component.