To renovate existing research facilities and build new research facilities to meet basic and clinical space requirements, laboratory safety, biohazard containment, and animal care standards in order to support the facility demands of NIH research programs.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Public Health Service Act, Section 404I 404J, 42 U.S.C. 288J
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Public nonprofit institution/organization
Application should include a complete research program description (with staff curricula vitae), space requirements for projected program, an environmental summary of the impact of the proposed facility as detailed in Public Law 90- 190, the National Environmental Policy Act, and listing of all relevant licenses, permits, or other approvals required by State and local authorities.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. An environmental impact statement is required for this listing. An environmental impact assessment is required for this listing. This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review. Preapplication assistance is available from the address noted below under Information Contacts. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Prepare and submit applications according to instructions provided in the Funding Opportunities announcement. This program is subject to the provisions of 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/. Construction applications are to be submitted on a Standard Form 424, Application for Federal Assistance.
Applications are reviewed for scientific and technical merit by a scientific review group and for program relevance by a national advisory council/board.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
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 .
How are proposals selected?
Applications that are complete and responsive to this program will be evaluated for scientific and technical merit by an appropriate peer review group. The major elements in evaluating proposals include: (1) significance and need of the project, (2) the description of project management and institutional commitment, (3) evaluation of the proposed design, (4) justification for requested equipment, (5) the commitment to sustainable design/environmentally friendly design principles.
How may assistance be used?
New physical resources for research include basic research laboratories, clinical and support facilities, and those related to biohazard control that are integral parts of an overall effort. Proposed facilities must be part of an existing research effort or a developing research program. Facilities shall be used for research pertinent to the NIH mission for as long as needed. The usual period of Federal interest is 20 years. Funds must be used for purposes stated in the approved grant application.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Grantee is responsible for performance of contractor. Contractor must be covered by performance and payment bonds. Grantees are required to file a Notice of Federal Interest at the time construction begins
Grantees generally must retain financial and programmatic records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records that are required by the terms of a grant, or may reasonably be considered pertinent to a grant, for a period of 3 years from the date the annual FSR is submitted. For awards under SNAP (other than those to foreign organizations and Federal institutions), the 3-year retention period will be calculated from the date the FSR for the entire competitive segment is submitted. Those grantees must retain the records pertinent to the entire competitive segment for 3 years from the date the FSR is submitted to NIH. Foreign organizations and Federal institutions must retain records for 3 years from the date of submission of the annual FSR to NIH. See 92.36 for record retention and access requirements for contracts under grants.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
None. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: No information provided. An Electronic Transfer System is used for transferring funds.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. 6701 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda, MD 20892-4874. (301) 435-0840.
6701 Democracy Boulevard , Room 957-MSC4874
Bethesda, MD 20892-4874 US
(Project Grants) FY 18$0.00; FY 19 FY 20 FY 16$0.00; FY 17 est $0.00; - (Project Grants) FY 18 FY 19 est $50,000,000.00; FY 20 -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
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.
Examples of Funded Projects