Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support

To provide support for initiatives funded under The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).

These projects will provide economic stimulus to the nation while furthering the NIH mission to uncover new knowledge that will lead to better health for everyone.



Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Financial or Grants Management contact as provided on the initiative, or Director, Office of Policy for Extramural Research Administration (OPERA), OER, NIH for award policy or application issues: 301-435-0938.
Website Address

http://www.nih.gov/




Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Inc. $ 7,000,028   2010-04-012015-03-31
Morehouse School Of Medicine, Inc., The $ 9,850,883   2010-04-012015-03-31
Trustees Of Indiana University $ 8,386,919   2010-04-012015-03-31
Brigham And Women's Hospital, Inc., The $ 6,089,770   2010-04-012015-03-31
Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia, The $ 1,967,936   2010-04-012015-03-31
Cedars-sinai Medical Center $ 9,552,872   2010-04-012015-03-31
University Of New Mexico, The $ 4,964,723   2010-04-012015-03-31
Mayo Clinic $ 1,911,769   2010-04-012015-03-31
University Of Cincinnati $ 8,439,998   2010-03-042015-03-03
Leland Stanford Junior University, The $ 2,400,000   2009-09-302014-08-31



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

To support research and other projects that will support fundamental biomedical discovery and translation of that knowledge into effective prevention strategies and new treatments while also providing economic stimulus to the nation.

See above.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

U.S.

Territories and possessions (includes institutions of higher education and hospitals).

Beneficiary Eligibility

Federal, State, Local, Sponsored organization, Public nonprofit U.S. Territories institution/organization, Other public institution/organization, Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments, Specialized group (e.g. health professionals, students, veterans) , Private nonprofit institution/organization Small business, Profit organization, - Quasi-public nonprofit organization, Other private institution/organization, Native American Organizations.

Credentials/Documentation

Applications must be submitted in compliance with instructions provided with each initiative. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. Prepare and submit applications according to instructions provided in the applicable ARRA Funding Opportunities announcement. ARRA grant funding announcements for NIH can be found at http://grants.nih.gov/recovery/. This program is subject to the provisions of 45 CFR parts 74 and 92, and 42 CFR Part 52 as well as applicable federal cost principles as referenced, the NIH Grants Policy Statement, and the provisions in the funding announcement. NIH is transitioning to an electronic application by grant mechanism. Details, including the appropriate application form, can be found at http://era.nih.gov/ElectronicReceipt/.

Award Procedures

Applications are reviewed for scientific and technical merit by a scientific review group and for program relevance by a national advisory council/board.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

Public Health Service Act, Title IV, Section 301, 42 U.S.C 241.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Not Applicable.

Appeals

A principal investigator may question the substantive or procedural aspects of the review of his/her application by communicating with the NIH Scientific/Research contact, as provided on an initiative. A description of the NIH Peer Review Appeal procedures is available on the NIH Web site at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/not97-232.html .

Renewals

Renewal (competing continuation, type 2) applications to ARRA programs are not accepted unless specifically announced by the NIH Institute/Center.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

ARRA funds are available for FY2009 & FY2010 only. Award length may vary depending on the recommendation of the scientific review group, the national advisory council, successful annual performance, and availability of funds. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: A formal notification in the form of a Notice of Award (NoA) will be provided to the applicant organization.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

No program reports are required.

No cash reports are required.

Annual progress reports and selected financial reports are required for continuing projects.

Final progress reports, invention statements, and expenditure reports are required at the end of the projects.

In addition, all projects funded with ARRA funds are subject to special quarterly reporting requirements as outlined in Section 1512 of the Recovery Act.

Annual progress reports and selected financial reports are required for continuing projects.

Final progress reports, invention statements, and expenditure reports are required at the end of the projects.

In addition, all projects funded with ARRA funds are subject to special quarterly reporting requirements as outlined in Section 1512 of the Recovery Act.

No performance monitoring is required.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.

Records

Expenditures and other financial records, and also administrative records, must be retained for 3 years from the day on which the grantee submits the last expenditure report for the grant period.

Financial Information

Account Identification

75-0846-0-1-552 - TAFS Numbers: 75-0850, 75-0871, 75-0874, 75-0883, 75-0901, 75-0900, 75-0852, 75-0840, 75-0902, 75-0863, 75-0842, 75-0903, 75-0905, 75-0907, 75-0908, 75-0909, 75-0904, 75-0906, 75-0899, 75-0847, 75-0910, 75-0911, 75-0818, 75-0808, 75-0845.

Obigations

(Project Grants (Capacity Building and Complaint Processing, Training)) FY 16 $0; FY 17 est $0; and FY 18 est $0 - the full amount ARRA funding was available for obligation during FY 2009 & FY 2010 and was not assigned to a fiscal year, no funds for competing awards will be available after FY 2011.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

$2,300 to $3,800,000; $620,000.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

45 CFR 74; 42 CFR 52. NIH Grants Policy Statement, (Rev.) December 1, 2003. The PHS 398 may be obtained from NIH's Extramural Research Home Page: http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/oer.htm.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. Financial or Grants Management contact as provided on the initiative, or Director, Office of Policy for Extramural Research Administration (OPERA), OER, NIH for award policy or application issues: 301-435-0938.

Headquarters Office

OER ARRA, see NIH ARRA Grants Page at Grants Contacts page at http://grants.nih.gov/recovery/ and the NIH General Grants Contacts page at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/contacts.htm, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 Email: OER-ARRA@mail.nih.gov Phone: (301) 435-0714.

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Funding decisions are based on scientific merit (42 CFR 52h) and program relevance. Scientific merit review encompasses: the peer review criteria detailed in the specific funding announcement, as well as the significance, approach, and innovation of the proposed research; the competency of the principal investigator; the adequacy of the resources and environment; the proposed budget and requested period of support; and, where applicable, the adequacy of the measures for protecting against adverse effects upon humans, animals, or the environment.



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