Posted: 4/18/2022

Successor-in-Interest (Type 6 Parent Clinical Trial Optional)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) hereby notify recipient organizations holding specific types of NIH grants, listed in the full Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), that applications for change of recipient organization status, often referred to in this announcement as Successor-In-Interest, may be submitted to this FOA. Applications for change of recipient organization status are considered prior approval requests (as described in Section of the NIH Grants Policy Statement) and will be routed for consideration directly to the Grants Management Specialist named in the current award.

Although successor-in-interest requests may be submitted through this FOA, there is no guarantee that an award will be transferred to the new organization. All applicants are encouraged to discuss potential requests with the awarding IC before submission.

Deadline: A successor-in-interest request must be made before the anticipated start date at the new organization and preferably several months in advance.

PA-20-275 Expiration Date July 24, 2023

Areas of Interest

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number(s):  93.113, 93.121, 93.142, 93.143, 93.172, 93.173, 93.213, 93.233, 93.242, 93.273, 93.279, 93.281, 93.282, 93.286, 93.307, 93.310, 93.350, 93.351, 93.361, 93.389, 93.393, 93.394, 93.395, 93.396, 93.397, 93.398, 93.399, 93.701, 93.702, 93.837, 93.838, 93.839, 93.846, 93.847, 93.853, 93.855, 93.856, 93.859, 93.865; 93.866, 93.867, 93.879, 93.989, 93.313

Eligibility Requirements

All organizations administering an eligible parent award may apply for a supplement under this announcement.

Generally a Successor-in-Interest request should include the same PD/PI(s) as on the currently funded award.  Individual(s) must hold an active award and the research proposed should not exceed the amount of time remaining in the original project period.   Individuals are encouraged to work with the awarding IC of the current award for further guidance and with their organization to develop applications for support.

For awards that include multiple PD(s)/PI(s), the Successor-in-Interest request may be submitted by any or all of the PDs/PIs (in accordance with the existing leadership plan) and submitted by the awardee institution of the original award. Do not use this Successor-in-Interest application to add, delete, or change the PD(s)/PI(s) listed on the current award. Visit the Multiple Program Director/Principal Investigator Policy and submission details in the Senior/Key Person Profile (Expanded) Component of the SF424 (R&R) Application Guide.

Applicant organizations must submit one application for each active award for which a Successor-in-Interest is being requested.

Amount Description

Unless otherwise instructed by the awarding IC, application budgets are limited to the direct costs relinquished by the original recipient organization, plus applicable F&A costs for the new institution.  Budgets must reflect actual needs of the proposed project.