On February 21, 2022, users for the Grants.gov grant submission portal will be required to use the new Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) number assigned by the System for Award Management (SAM) and the use of a DUNS number will no longer be allowed in federal grant applications. OSRP has obtained the new UEI number for MSU Denver and will continue to manage the submission portals. This information is a notice to PIs who may receive announcements that MSU Denver is now compliant with UEI requirements.
On February 10, 2022, the NIH issued new Guidance on Salary Limitation for Grants and Cooperative Agreements. The new salary cap for grant awards/contracts issued on or after January 2, 2022, is $203,700. Complete information is available here.
On October 4th the National Science Foundation (NSF) issued a new Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide. The new guidelines contain significant changes to the disclosure requirements for BioSketches, Current and Pending Support, and Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPR). All NSF current and potential future Principal Investigators should review and be aware of the new disclosure requirements. Information is available here.
Microsoft has announced that Internet Explorer (IE) will be retiring on June 15, 2022. Thus, HRSA will no longer be able to support Electronic Handbooks (EHBs) compatibility with the IE browser after June 2022. Going forward, HRSA recommends the usage of other freely available browsers such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, or Mozilla Firefox. If you encounter any issues while using the recommended browsers, please contact EHBs Customer Support Center (CSC) Monday – Friday between 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. EST.