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NIGMS Fiscal Year 2014 Financial Management Plan

On January 17, 2014, the President signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 link to external Web site, into law. NIH fiscal policies implementing the Act are described in NIH Fiscal Policy for Grant Awards – FY 2014. NIGMS fiscal policies for FY 2014 are described below.

Research Project Grants (RPGs) (includes R00s, R01s, R15s, R21s, R37s, P01s, DP1s, DP2s and U01s)

  • Noncompeting RPGs: All noncompeting grants will be funded at the committed levels.  Those already funded at 90 percent will be restored to the committed levels.
  • Competing RPGs: The overall average cost will be at approximately 2 percent above the FY 2013 level.

SBIR/STTR

The SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011 mandates an increase in the set-aside for the combined SBIR/STTR programs to 3.2 percent in FY 2014. Noncompeting SBIR/STTR awards will be funded at the committed levels.

Centers

Other Mechanisms

Noncompeting conference (R13/U13), career (K), IMSD, RISE, SCORE, Bridges and PREP awards will be funded at the committed levels.

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA)

Consistent with the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 link to external Web site, and with the recommendations of the Advisory Committee to the Director regarding the Biomedical Research Workforce, NIH, including NIGMS, will increase undergraduate and graduate student stipends by 2 percent. Entry-level postdoctoral stipends will be increased to $42,000, with 4 percent increases between the individual levels of experience. The full range of stipend adjustments for FY 2014 is described at NOT-OD-14-046.

New Investigators

NIGMS will continue to support new investigators on R01-equivalent awards at success rates comparable to or better than those of established investigators submitting new (Type 1) R01-equivalent applications.

This page last reviewed on April 01, 2014