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NIH Grants Policy Statement
The NIH Grants Policy Statement (NIHGPS) makes available, in a single document, the policy requirements that serve as the terms and conditions of NIH grant awards. By accepting an award, grantees agree to comply with the requirements in the NIH Grants Policy Statement except where the notice of award states otherwise. Notices of policy changes published in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts can supersede information in the NIH Grants Policy Statement. Compliance with these policy updates also becomes a term and condition of award. NIH incorporates these notices into the annual update of the NIH Grants Policy Statement.
Anticipated date of next update: October 2019
Prior NIH Grants Policy Statements
NIH Fiscal years run from Oct 1-Sept 30. The NIHGPS apply to grant awards with budget periods beginning within the same fiscal year. For example, an award made in Jan 2019 would adhere to the requirements contained in the Oct 2018 Grants Policy Statement.
Award Conditions and Information for NIH Grants
The information contained on the Award Conditions and Information for NIH Grants web page serve as terms and conditions of award that apply in addition to the NIHGPS.
Recent Notices of Policy Changes
|June 7||Reminder: Expiration of FY2014 Grant Funds|
|May 21||Required Use of the xTRACT System to Prepare Data Tables for Training Grant Research Performance Progress Reports in FY 2020|
|May 17||Guidance on Posting Informed Consent Forms for NIH-Funded Clinical Trials|
|April 17||Guidance on Salary Limitation for Grants and Cooperative Agreements FY 2019|
|April 11||Notification of Upcoming Change in Federal-wide Unique Entity Identifier Requirements|
|March 4||Small Business Organization Type Information Pulled from System for Award Management Record Rather than Grant Application Form|
|February 19||Revised Guidance on Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance|
|March 24||Reporting Preprints and Other Interim Research Products|
|March 17||Interim Guidance on Salary Limitation for Grants and Cooperative Agreements|
|July 29||Update: Availability of Resources for Instruction in the Responsible Conduct of Research|
|July 26||Change of Eligibility Period in the NIH Continuous Submission Policy for Reviewers with Recent Substantial Service|