Update to AHRQ Administrative and Program Expansion Grant Supplement Policy
Notice Number: NOT-HS-09-001
Release Date: November 20, 2008
The purpose of this notice is to inform the grantee community that AHRQ will maintain the policy on grant supplements announced in 2008 (see http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-HS-08-009.html). AHRQ has previously described two types of grant supplemental funding for research grants, administrative supplements and program expansion supplements (see http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-HS-04-022.html and http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-HS-04-025.html).
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), (http://www.ahrq.gov/)
AHRQ will continue its policy that requests for program expansion supplements, including minority supplements, will not be considered for funding. AHRQ will consider requests for administrative supplements, which are requests for funds to cover unanticipated expenses that fall within the original scope of the approved grant. However, grantees may only request such administrative supplemental funding when it is absolutely necessary for the grant to be able to continue its activities. Supplemental funding requests will not be considered for any grant that is in a no cost extension year.
Inquiries regarding this Notice should be directed to:
Debbie Rothstein, Ph.D.
Senior Advisor, Extramural Research
Office of Extramural Research, Education, and Priority Populations
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
540 Gaither Road
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: (301) 427-1525
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