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This standard operating procedure (SOP) includes the following sections: Purpose, Procedure, Contacts, and Links.
To obtain an exception to grant regulations, policies, or procedures when highly beneficial to either NIH or a project's scientific goals or fiscal stewardship.
When grantees make a prior approval request for an action that conflicts with NIH regulations, policies, or procedures (from here on referred to as "policy") or NIAID policy, Institute staff consider writing a deviation or waiver request.
After receiving requests, grants management specialists contact program officers for justification.
Grantees with questions should contact the grants management specialist or program officer listed in the eRA Commons. For more information, read Communicating With NIAID—How to Get Help.
Chief Grants Management Officer—Contact for NIAID Staff
NIH Grants Administration Manual, Chapter 4.1.03.203 - Applicability
Single-Case Deviation from PHS/NIH Policy, OER Policy Announcement 1997-02
Prior Approvals for Post-Award Grant Actions SOP
Last Updated December 02, 2015
Last Reviewed December 02, 2015