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This standard operating procedure (SOP) includes the following sections: Purpose, Procedure, Contacts, and Links.
To fund research at other Public Health Service (PHS) agencies through a grant or cooperative agreement.
Scientists at federal government organizations may receive NIH grants or cooperative agreements to conduct research at federal facilities. NIH may provide awards to PHS agencies as the primary awardee only under exceptional circumstances such as:
If a PHS agency is not eligible for an NIH grant or cooperative agreement, it may receive NIH funding through an interagency agreement. See Reviewing and Clearing Inter-Agency Agreements.
According to Department of Health and Human Services policy, NIH awards may not pay for salaries or indirect costs at other federal agencies. Federal scientists employed by PHS agencies may collaborate on an NIH grant but may not receive a salary from the grant.
To find an NIAID program officer, go to When to Contact an NIAID Program Officer. See the Grants Management Program Contacts for the appropriate GMP specialist.
For NIAID staff with questions on federal involvement in grants, see Contact for NIAID Staff.
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NIH Grants Policy Statement: Grants to Federal Institutions and Payments to (or on Behalf of) Federal Employees Under Grants
Last Updated March 09, 2015
Last Reviewed March 09, 2015