NIH Grants Policy Statement
Revised October 2017. This document applies to all NIH grants and cooperative agreements for budget periods beginning on or after October 1, 2017.

14.9 Acknowledgment of Funding Source and Disclaimer

When a conference is funded by an NIH grant or cooperative agreement, recipients must include the following statement on conference materials (including promotional materials, agenda, and internet sites):

"Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by (Insert Grant/Cooperative Agreement #) from (insert name of NIH IC). The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the NIH; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government."

Appropriate use of the NIH or HHS logo on conference materials is of particular importance. Neither logo should be displayed if it would cause confusion as to the source of the conference or give the false appearance of government endorsement. Accordingly, unless specifically authorized by the award, any use of the HHS and/or NIH logo requires prior approval. Unauthorized use of the HHS or NIH name or logo may result in imposition of civil monetary penalties (as provided in 42 CFR 1003).