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Re: Modular Grants Charlie Hathaway 20 Nov 2001 15:21 EST

Re: Modular Grants Charlie Hathaway 20 Nov 2001 15:21 EST

According to NIH, budget information beyond what is received in the original modular request will be requested "only in exceptional circumstances".

Aren't institutions obligated, at some point, by powers higher than NIH, to ask for more than NIH requires?

>Keith Williams wrote:
>
>> ...In my personal opinion, it is hard to justify requiring something (a budget) that the agency does not, ....

>>
>> >"Roberta C. Nary" wrote:
>> >
>> >> We are looking at our current procedure that requires PI's to submit a line
>> >> item budget for internal purposes, when submitting a modular grant
>> >> application. We are contemplating streamlining this process to eliminate
>> >> the line item budget request at the time of application, but rather provide
>> >> it at the time of the award.  At the time of submission they would be
>> >> required to provide the modular amount for year 1 and the out years,
>> >> identify costs that affect the amount of the module, that is if there is an
>> >> increase/decrease in the modular request from one year to the next,  and
>> >> identify costs that affect the F&A calculation.
>> >>
>> >> We be interested to hear from both sides, that is, those who do require an
>> >> internal budget at the time of application and those who do not require an
>> >> internal budget at the time of application.  For those of you who do not
>> >> require an internal budget at the time of application,  I would be
>> >> interested in knowing how it works at your institution.
>> >>
>> >> Thank you
>> >>
>> >> Roberta C. Nary, CRA
>> >> Director
>> >> Office of Sponsored Programs MS 116
>> >> Brandeis University
>> >> 781 736/2119
>> >> 781 736/2123
>> >>
>> >>
>>
>> Keith Williams
>> Associate Director, Office of
>> Sponsored Programs
>> Georgia State University
>> 404-651-4352
>> xxxxxx@langate.gsu.edu
>>
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