The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced that beginning with applications due on or after September 25, 2013, NIH will require all applicants to use new electronic application forms called FORMS-C (with the exception of select application types). You can read the detailed notice at NOT-OD-13-074. The updated forms will be incorporated into new and existing Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) beginning this July.
NIH created a two-page summary of changes to the application forms here: http://barnard.edu/sites/default/files/nih2pagesummary.pdf
According to the Research.gov website, "on March 18, 2013, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will completely transfer all project reporting from FastLane to Research.gov. This means that Principal Investigators (PIs) and Co-PIs will use Research.gov to meet all NSF project reporting requirements, including submission of Final, Annual and Interim Project Reports and the Project Outcomes Report."
Revised Version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), NSF 13-1, was issued on October 4, 2012 and is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 14, 2013.
Grants.gov Application Guide
A Guide for Preparation and Submission of NSF Applications via Grants.gov
All Faculty submitting applications to the Federal Government must review and complete the following. Please send completed files electronically and hard copy to the Manager for Facutly Sponsored Research before submitting the proposal/applciation.
All Faculty submitting applications/proposals for outside funding (including fellowships) must submit application materials along with the routing form and budget template to the Manager for Faculty Sponsored Research before submisssion to funder.
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