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Sponsored Programs Administration
Throughout the life of your proposal and award, the Sponsored Programs Administration provides oversight and administrative support to investigators and departmental administrators.
UMB investigators were awarded $556.1 million in research, service, and training awards in Fiscal Year 2017. SPA will work with you to submit competitive proposals, negotiate agreements, and navigate the world of sponsored programs administration.
FORMS-E are now available in Kuali Coeus
- The PHS Human Subjects and Clinical Trials Information Form is required for all NIH proposals
- Follow these instructions in order to link to the Funding Opportunity Announcement for NIH proposals
- Supplemental instructions for accessing the Human Subject Study Record attachment
Reminder: For any Grants.gov funding opportunity, if you get an error message on linking to the selected opportunity, system-to-system submission may not be available. Contact your SPA team to confirm. The error message is: "Kuali Coeus is unable to transmit this proposal to Grants.gov since some of the required forms are not available. If this is a required Grants.gov submission, you must use the Adobe forms provided by Grants.gov." (As Adobe forms no longer exist for Grants.gov, the proposal will be prepared in Grants.gov Workspace or NIH ASSIST.)
NOT-OD-18-107 - NIH Enforcement of Closeout Policies. "The purpose of this Notice is to alert the NIH extramural community that NIH is strengthening enforcement of longstanding closeout requirements, outlined in the NIH Grants Policy Statement Section 8.6, Closeout..."
NOT-OD-18-011 - Statement on Article Publication Resulting from NIH Funded Research and related blog post, "Continuing Steps to Ensuring Credibility of NIH Research: Selecting Journals with Credible Practices"
NIH NOT-OD-17-105: Reminder: NIH Applications Must Be Complete and Compliant With NIH Policy and Application Instructions At Time Of Submission
NIH Prior Approvals: Use the eRA Commons Prior Approval Module to submit requests for withdrawal of an application, approval of $500,000 or more direct costs, change of PD/PI, no cost extension, and carryover. Prior Approval Module tutorials
FDP Clearinghouse Pilot: UMB is taking part in a national pilot program as part of the Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP). This may affect proposals in which UMB is a subrecipient or proposals that include a subrecipient in the budget.
Important to Know:
NIH and human subjects research
- NIH NOT-OD-17-118, NIH Announces New Review Criteria for Research Project Applications Involving Clinical Trials
- Does your human subjects research study meet the NIH definition of a clinical trial?
- Four questions researchers involved in human studies need to ask, and answer
- Clinical trial requirements for grants and contracts
- What do revised U.S. rules mean for human research? (Science, Aug. 18, 2017)
- A Fresh Look at the Rules for Returning Research Results
- NIH NOT-OD-17-109 (effective Oct. 1, 2017), Notice of Changes to NIH Policy for Issuing Certificates of Confidentiality
NIH: Getting to Know Federal Funders and their Research Interests (NIH RePORTER)
NIH Guidance on citing interim research products in applications, proposals, and reports
SPA Resources: Links to information of interest to investigators and administrators
Federal and Sponsor Notices and Information: More policy updates and links to listservs, blogs, and more