AHRQ Grants Policy Notices

Policy notices inform applicants about current and changing grant policies and procedures.

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2014

Date Title
11/3/14 AHRQ Notice of Intent to Publish a Request for Applications to Disseminate Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) through Clinical Decision Support (U19)
10/17/14 AHRQ Implements the Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) and Uniform Progress Report Due Dates
10/6/14 New Opportunities for AHRQ Large Research and Demonstration Grant Applications for Standing AHRQ Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs)
9/4/14 Notice of Corrections to RFA-HS-14-011 "Comparative Health System Performance in Accelerating PCOR Dissemination (U19)"
8/8/14 AHRQ Announces Continued Interest in Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Career Development Awards
6/11/14 Notice of Termination of AHRQ PA-12-114 "Infrastructure Development Program in Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (R24)"
3/7/14 Request for Information (RFI): AHRQ Solicits Input on Metrics Currently in Use and Available for Research
3/7/14 Salary Limitation on FY2014 AHRQ Grants, Cooperative Agreements, and Contracts
2/21/14 Extension of Expiration Date for PAR-10-168 "AHRQ Small Research Grant Program (R03)"
2/20/14 Reminder to AHRQ Grantees that FY2009 Funds Will Expire on September 30, 2014
2/20/14 Notice of Correction to AHRQ's PA-12-256 "AHRQ Grants for Health Services Research Dissertation Program (R36)"
1/23/14 Notice of Modified AHRQ Application Submission and Referral for Appointed AHRQ Study Section and Special Emphasis Panel Members

2013

Date Title
12/18/13 AHRQ Announces Interest in Research on Healthcare Delivery System Affordability, Efficiency, and Quality
12/18/13 AHRQ Announces Interest in Research on Health Insurance Coverage, Access and Affordability
12/11/13 AHRQ Implements the Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) for AHRQ Fellowship Grantees
11/5/13 AHRQ Awards to Transition to Payment Management System Subaccounts in FY 2014 and FY 2015
10/24/13 Guidance on Resumption of AHRQ Extramural Activities Following the Recent Lapse in Appropriations
8/21/13 Special Emphasis Notice: AHRQ Announces Interest in Career Development (K08) and Dissertation (R36) Grants Focused on Health Information Technology (IT)
7/3/13 Special Emphasis Notice: AHRQ Announces Interest in Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Mentored Career Development Grants focused on Methodologies and Research in Translation, Implementation, and Diffusion of Research into Practice and Policy
5/20/13 Special Emphasis Notice: AHRQ Announces Interest in Research to Improve Diagnostic Performance in Ambulatory Care Settings
5/15/13 New Requirements for Applications Submitted to PA-12-114: Infrastructure Development Program in Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) (R24) regarding Advance Permission for Eligibility and Detailed Budget Request
4/30/13 Notice of Cancellation of AHRQ RFA-HS-13-009 "The Developing Evidence to Inform Decisions about Effectiveness (DEcIDE) Research Network (U19)"
1/25/13 Notice of New Application Due Date with Temporary Increase in Budget Limit on AHRQ Large Research (R01) and Demonstration (R18) Grant Applications for Standing AHRQ Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs)

2012

Date Title
12/10/12 Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for the Developing Evidence to Inform Decisions about Effectiveness (DEcIDE) Network for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (U19)
12/05/12 Notice of Intent to Publish Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Funding Opportunity Announcements
11/27/12 AHRQ Requires Mandatory Use of the Federal Financial Report (FFR) System in the eRA Commons
08/09/12 Change in Scientific Contact Information for AHRQ Health Information Technology Funding Opportunity Announcements and Notices
08/07/12 Extension of Expiration Date for the AHRQ Funding Opportunity Announcements in Health Information Technology (IT) (PAR-08-268 and PAR-08-269)
04/20/12 AHRQ Will No Longer Participate in the NIH Parent Funding Opportunity Announcements Related to Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy
03/06/12 Termination Notice for Two AHRQ FOAs: PAR-11-023, Patient Safety and Medical Liability Reform Planning Projects (R21) and PAR-11-025, Patient Safety and Medical Liability Reform Demonstration Projects (R18)
02/07/12 Salary Limitation on FY2012 AHRQ Grants, Cooperative Agreements, and Contracts
02/07/12 Re-Activation of AHRQ Individual Career Development (K) Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) for June 5, 2012, Receipt Date
02/04/12 Clarification and Update Notice for AHRQ Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institutional Award (K12) RFA-HS-12-001

2011

Date Title
12/13/11 Budget Limitations on AHRQ Large Research, Demonstration, and Conference Grant Applications for Standing AHRQ Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs)
11/30/11 Update to American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA): AHRQ Grant Policy Notice Removing Expanded Authorities and No Cost Extensions for AHRQ ARRA Grants
05/24/11 Salary Limitation on FY2011 AHRQ Grants, Cooperative Agreements, and Contracts
05/06/11 AHRQ Data and Safety Monitoring Policy
04/13/11 Special Emphasis Notice (SEN): AHRQ Announces Interest in Priority Populations Research
04/13/11 Special Emphasis Notice (SEN): AHRQ Announces Interest in Grants Focused on Health Issues of Minority Women
04/07/11 Correction of Information Related to Renewal Applications for AHRQ Funding Opportunity Announcements related to CERTs (RFA-HS-11-003 and RFA-HS-11-004)
03/29/11 Notice of Change in Policy on the Submission of Plans for Instruction in the Responsible Conduct of Research for Individual and Institutional Career Development Award (K) Applications
02/25/11 New Page Limits for AHRQ Individual Career Development (K) Award Applications: Due Dates Beginning June 12, 2011
02/23/11 Announcing the Transition of Single Research Project Cooperative Agreements (Single Project U01s) to Electronic Submission for Due Dates on or After May 25, 2011
02/22/11 Time Limitations for AHRQ Individual Career Development Award Support (K01 and K08)
02/18/11 Special Emphasis Notice (SEN): AHRQ Announces Interest in Career Development (K01, K02, K08) Grants focused on Health Care System Redesign
02/15/11 Extension of Expiration Date and Use of Adobe B1 Application Form for the AHRQ Funding Opportunity Announcement: AHRQ Individual Awards for Postdoctoral Fellows (F32) Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA), PA-09-229
02/15/11 AHRQ Implementation of the Federal Financial Report Mandatory Use of the Federal Financial Report (SF-425) Beginning March 1, 2011

2010

Date Title
11/05/10 Special Emphasis Notice: AHRQ Announces Interest in Career Development (K01, K02, K08) Grants Focused on Healthcare-Associated Infections
11/03/10 Special Emphasis Notice: AHRQ Announces Areas of Interest for Research on Healthcare-Associated Infections
11/01/10 Extension of Expiration Date for the AHRQ Funding Opportunity Announcement: Researching Implementation and Change while Improving Quality (PAR-08-136)
11/01/10 Change in Application Receipt Dates for AHRQ Large or Recurring Conference Grant Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) PAR-09-257
09/23/10 AHRQ Policy on Post-Submission Grant Application Materials
09/10/10 Request for Nominations for AHRQ Study Section Members
06/22/10 Special Emphasis Notice (SEN): AHRQ Announces Interest in Grants Focused on Health Risk Assessment in Primary Care Settings
06/16/10 Invitation to Comment on Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Proposed Data and Safety Monitoring Policy
05/26/10 AHRQ Grant Policy Notice Removing Expanded Authorities and No Cost Extensions for AHRQ ARRA Grants
03/16/10 Change in Application Receipt Date for AHRQ Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) RFA-HS-10-018
01/13/10 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Stipends, Tuition/Fees and Other Budgetary Levels Effective for Fiscal Year 2010
01/12/10 Salary Limitation on FY2010 AHRQ Grants, Cooperative Agreements, and Contracts
01/11/10 HHS Intent to Publish Grant and Contract Solicitations for Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) Projects with Funds Allocated to the Office of the Secretary from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)

2009

Date Title
12/22/09 AHRQ Announces Changes to Peer Review Processes, Evaluation Review Criteria, and New Application Forms for Grant Applications
11/27/09 Extension of Expiration Date for the AHRQ Small Research Grant Funding Opportunity Announcement (PAR-06-448)
11/10/09 AHRQ Announces Intent to Publish Grant and Contract Solicitations for Pediatric Healthcare Quality Measurement Research and Demonstration Projects
09/17/09 AHRQ Announces Intent to Publish Grant and Contract Solicitations for Patient Safety and Medical Liability Reform Demonstration Projects
09/01/09 AHRQ Notice of Intent to Publish a Request for Applications for Health Information Technology (IT) Projects Focused on Providing Integrated Services to Improve Health and Functioning in Older Adults
08/21/09 Recovery Act of 2009: AHRQ Announces Suspension of Grants Funding Appeals Process
08/06/09 AHRQ Announces Intent to Publish Grant and Contract Solicitations for Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) Projects with Funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)
08/06/09 Correction of Research Plan Page Limits for RFA-HS-10-008—AHRQ Developing Prospective Practice-based Comparative Effectiveness Research Clinical Registries: Orthopedic Devices, Drugs, and Procedures (P50)
07/10/09 AHRQ Announcing the Transition of Individual National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellowship ("F") Applications to Electronic Submission
06/03/09 Salary Limitation on Fiscal Year 2009 AHRQ Grants, Cooperative Agreements, and Contracts
03/09/09 Extension of the AHRQ Grant Program for Large Conference Support (R13/U13) Funding Opportunity Announcement
03/02/09 NIH/AHRQ/CDC/FDA Restore Two Day Error Correction Window for Electronic Grant Applications
02/06/09 Salary Limitation on AHRQ Grants, Cooperative Agreements and Contracts Under the Current Continuing Resolution
01/28/09 Error-Correction Window Extended for All Electronic Applications with Submission Deadlines through the End of February 2009
01/28/09 Announcing a Delay in Transition to Electronic Submission of Applications for Individual National Research Service Awards (Fs) and Confirming Plans to Transition Individual Research Career Development Awards (Ks)
01/28/09 Extension of the AHRQ Grants for Health Services Research Dissertation Program (R36) Funding Opportunity Announcement (PAR-06-118)
01/02/09 Announcing Transition Schedule for AHRQ Small Grant Program for Conference Support (R13) to Adobe-based Forms for SF424 Research and Related (R&R) Electronic Submissions through Grants.gov

2008

Date Title
11/20/08 Update to AHRQ Administrative and Program Expansion Grant Supplement Policy
09/26/08 Announcing Transition Schedule for NIH/AHRQ/CDC/NIOSH/FDA to Adobe-based forms for SF424 Research and Related (R&R) Electronic Submissions through Grants.gov
08/15/08 Request for Information (RFI): AHRQ Requests Input to Develop an Innovations Research Portfolio
07/3/08 AHRQ Policy on Submission of Additional Grant Application Materials
06/27/08 Notice of Intent to Publish Program Announcements for Health Information Technology to Improve Health Care Quality
05/23/08 NIH/AHRQ Set Transition from PureEdge to Adobe Application Forms for December 2008 and Plan Subsequent Transition of Remaining Mechanisms to Electronic Submission
05/23/08 Update to AHRQ Administrative and Program Expansion Grant Supplement Policy
05/23/08 Extension of Expiration Date for Three AHRQ Funding Opportunity Announcements: Small Conference Grants (PA-06-074), Small Research Grants (PAR-06-448), and Postdoctoral Fellowship Grants (PAR-06-409)
04/04/08 Notice of Deactivation for AHRQ Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination (R18) Grants Funding Opportunity Announcement (PA-07-247)
02/01/08 Salary Limitation on FY 2008 AHRQ Grants, Cooperative Agreements, and Contracts
01/28/08 Extension of the AHRQ Grants for Health Services Research Dissertation Program (R36) Funding Opportunity Announcement (PAR-06-118)

2007

Date Title
12/19/07 Expiration of the AHRQ Minority Research Infrastructure Support Program (M-RISP) (R24): PAR-04-016
12/14/07 Special Emphasis Notice (SEN): AHRQ Announces Interest in Career Development (K) Grants focused on Prevention and Healthcare Management of Complex Patients
11/21/07 Special Emphasis Notice (SEN): AHRQ Announces Interest in Career Development (K) Grants focused on Comparative Effectiveness Research
10/25/07 Special Emphasis Notice: AHRQ Announces Interest in Research on Diagnostic Errors in Ambulatory Care Settings
10/09/07 Special Emphasis Notice: Important Considerations for Applying for Conference Grant Support from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
02/22/07 Special Emphasis Notice: AHRQ Announces Interest in Research Implementation Small Research (R03) Grants
01/19/07 NIH/AHRQ Confirms Plans to Transition the G7, G8, G11, G13, G20, S11, S21 and S22 to Electronic Applications and Announces Delay in Transition of K, F, T and Complex Grant Programs
01/19/07 AHRQ Interim Guidance on Salary Limitation for Grants, Cooperative Agreements, and Contracts

2006

Date Title
12/12/06 Revision of the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Predoctoral Fellowships (F31) to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research
11/22/06 Special Emphasis Notice: Research Priorities for AHRQ—Research on Systems and Organizational Interventions for Improving Healthcare Quality for Low-income People served in Under-resourced Settings and Communities
11/17/06 New Limits on Appendix Materials for All NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Grant Applications Beginning with Receipt Dates On or After January 3, 2007
11/07/06 Budget Submission Instructions for Centers for Education in Research and Therapeutics (CERTs), RFA-HS-07-004
10/23/06 Standing Receipt Dates for AHRQ Small Conference Grant (R13) Applications
10/05/06 Change in Standing Receipt Dates for NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Beginning in January 2007
09/15/06 NIH/AHRQ Now Using Version 2 of SF424 (R&R) and Agency-Specific Electronic Forms for SBIR/STTR, Conferences/Scientific Meetings, and Other Specific Funding Opportunities
08/29/06 Delays in Grant Application Submission due to Hurricane Ernesto
08/18/06 Notice of New NIH Policy for Funding of Tuition, Fees, and Health Insurance on Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards
08/11/06 NIH Policy on Late Submission of Grant Applications
08/2/06 Request for Information (RFI): Proposed Change in Grant Appendix Materials
07/27/06 SF 424 (R&R) Research & Related Senior/Key Person Profile Form Issue—Workaround for Adding More Than Eight Senior/Key Persons
07/14/06 NIH/AHRQ to Update/Post FOAs with New SF424 (R&R) and PHS 398 Electronic Forms
06/27/06 Reminder: All R18/U18, C06/UC6 and R25 Grant Applications Must Use the SF 424 (R&R) Application Form and Apply through Grants.gov for the October 1, 2006 Submission Date and Beyond
06/22/06 NIH/AHRQ to Update/Post FOAs with New SF424 (R&R) and PHS 398 Electronic Forms
06/04/06 Reminder: All R03, R21, R21/R33, R33 and R34 Grant Applications Must Use SF424 (R&R) and Grants.gov for the June 1, 2006, Submission Date and Beyond
04/07/06 NIH Announces Change in Business Process: Replacing Principal Investigator Signature on Grant Applications, Progress Reports, and Prior Approval Requests with an Institutional Compliance Requirement
04/07/06 NIH/AHRQ Announce Change in Business Process Concerning eRA Commons Verifications of Electronically Submitted Applications
04/07/06 NIH Announces Interim Changes to the PHS398 Application and Instructions
04/07/06 NIH Announces Interim Changes to the PHS2590 Noncompeting Progress Report Forms and Instructions
04/07/06 NIH Announces Changes to the SF424 (R&R) Instructions
03/16/06 Change in Time of Submission/Receipt of NIH Electronic Grant Applications to Grants.gov
01/13/06 Salary Limitation on Grants, Cooperative Agreements, and Contracts
01/09/06 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Stipend and Other Budgetary Levels Effective for Fiscal Year 2006

2005

Date Title
12/29/05 Research Priorities for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
12/12/05 AHRQ Support for Dissertation Research Grants (R36): Transition to the SF424 (R&R) Form and Electronic Submission through Grants.gov
12/12/05 AHRQ Support for Large Conference Grants (R13): Transition to the SF424 (R&R) Form and Electronic Submission through Grants.gov
11/15/05 AHRQ Support for Small Conference Grants (R13): Transition to the SF 424 (R&R) Form and Electronic Submission through Grants.gov
10/07/05 AHRQ Announces Initial Plans to Transition to the SF 424 (R&R) Application and Electronic Submission Through Grants.gov
08/12/05 AHRQ Small Research Grant Program Announcement—Extension
01/14/05 Updated Contact Information for AHRQ

2004

Date Title
12/03/04 Notice of Deactivation for AHRQ Expired PAs
11/30/04 Special Emphasis Notice: Research Priorities for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
11/30/04 AHRQ Reminders Regarding Submission of Non-Competing Continuation Applications
08/05/04 Budget Limitation on AHRQ Large Research and Conference Grant Applications
03/12/04 Salary Limitation on Grants, Cooperative Agreements, and Contracts—Erratum

2003

Date Title
12/22/03 Addendum to PAR-04-039: AHRQ Grants for Health Services Research Dissertation
12/19/03 AHRQ Concurrence with NIH Policy Change (NOT-OD-04-007) Concerning K08s Concurrent Support from Career Development Award and a Research Grant
09/22/03 Delays in Grant Application Submission Due to Hurricane Isabel
09/11/03 Updated AHRQ Policy on Minority Supplemental Awards to Grants
08/21/03 AHRQ Concurs with Requirement of DUNS Number
07/07/03 AHRQ Policy on Supplemental Awards to Grants
03/11/03 AHRQ Independent Scientist (K02) and Mentored Clinical Scientist (K08) Applications Require Detailed Budget Information
02/28/03 AHRQ Policy on the Inclusion of Priority Populations in Research
02/21/03 Resubmission of Unpaid RFA Applications and Resubmission of Applications with a Changed Grant Activity Mechanism

2002

Date Title
06/14/02 AHRQ Notice of Grant Award: Electronic Notification of Award
05/09/02 National Research Service Award (NRSA) Stipend Increase and Other Budgetary Changes Effective for Fiscal Year 2002
03/26/02 AHRQ Developmental Grants for Primary Care Practice-Based Research Networks (PBRNs): Addendum
01/09/02 Limited Competitive Continuation for AHRQ's Centers for Education and Research Program

2001

Date Title
05/30/01 Partnerships for Quality: Addendum
02/13/01 Competitive Supplements to Study Issues Related Patient Safety—Extension (ASCII)
01/19/01 Centers of Excellence for Patient Safety Research & Practice—Clarification to RFA-HS-01-002
01/08/01 National Research Service Award (NRSA) Stipend Increase and Other Budgetary Changes Effective for Fiscal Year 2001 (ASCII)

2000

Date Title
08/27/00 AHRQ Revised Policy for IRB Review of Human Subjects Protocols in Grant Applications (ASCII)

1999

Date Title
06/07/99 Modular Grant Application and Award Procedures—Not Applicable to AHCPR (ASCII)
05/11/99 Inactivation of Selected AHCPR Program Announcements (ASCII)

1998

Date Title
11/01/98 AHCPR Is Streamlining Its Grant Application Submission and Review Process
05/21/98 Future Year Commitments on AHCPR Grant Awards

1997

Date Title
08/22/97 New AHCPR Policy on Limiting Discussion of Noncompetitive Applications ("Triage")
05/09/97 AHCPR Policy on the Inclusion of Children in Health Services Research
04/11/97 AHCPR Streamlines Process for Summary Statements of Reviews of Grant Applications
Page last reviewed November 2014
Internet Citation: AHRQ Grants Policy Notices. November 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/funding/policies/polnotice/index.html