Thursday, January 28, 2016

Important NIH Notices

NIH Fiscal Policy for Grant Awards - FY 2016
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
January 20, 2016

This Notice provides guidance about the NIH Fiscal Operations for FY 2016 and implements the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 (Public Law 114-113), signed by President Obama on December 18, 2015.  With the passage of the Act, NIH has $32.31 billion in budget authority or equivalent (program level), an increase of $2 billion over FY 2015.  The NIH will continue to manage its portfolio in biomedical research investments in a manner that includes recognizing applications from and providing special incentives for new investigators.


Reminder: NIH & AHRQ Grant Application Changes for Due Dates On or After
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (

January 22, 2016

This Notice reminds the biomedical and health services research communities of announced changes to grant application policies and instructions for due dates on or after January 25, 2016.