Program Announcement Inactivation SOP

This standard operating procedure (SOP) includes the following sections: Purpose, Procedure, Contacts, and Links.

Some links will work for NIAID staff only.


To deactivate a program announcement (PA) that has achieved its objectives.


NIAID automatically deactivates PAs after three years, though program officers can decide to terminate early or renew them. Please note that we do not give topics identified in inactive PAs special consideration for funding beyond normal paylines.

Principal Investigators

Program Staff

Office of Extramural Research Policy and Operations Staff

  • Review program's draft notice before sending it for publication in the NIH Guide.


Applicants with questions should talk to the program officer listed in the funding opportunity announcement.


Division Contacts

Contact for NIAID Staff—DAIDS

Contact for NIAID Staff—DMID

Contact for NIAID Staff—DAIT

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For additional NIAID PA inactivation notices, search the NIH Guide.


Content last reviewed on April 7, 2016