NIH Requires Use of RPPR for All SNAP and Fellowship Progress Reports, and Expands RPPR Functionality

The use of the eRA Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR)<http://grants.nih.gov/grants/rppr/index.htm> Module for submitting Streamlined Noncompeting Award Process (SNAP<http://grants.nih.gov/grants/policy/nihgps_2012/nihgps_ch8.htm#_Toc271264971>) and Fellowship progress reports will be required for awards with start dates on or after July 1, 2013 (i.e., due dates on or after May 15, 2013, for SNAP awards and May 1, 2013, for Fellowships).  The functionality of the RPPR is also expanding on April 18, 2013 to include requests from the awarding Institutes and Centers (ICs) for additional materials following submission of an RPPR and electronic submission of the additional materials by the grantee. For more details you can read the entire notice on the NIH website:
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-13-035.html

If you need any assistance in following the new requirements for your NIH reports, please contact your departmental grants manager or OSP representative (http://ursa.research.gsu.edu/ursa/funding/proposal-and-award-assistance-and-resources/) .