NIH Electronic Application Forms (FORMS-C) – NOT-OD-13-121

Dear Colleagues:


Please see the reminder below regarding the required use of the FORMS-C package for certain NIH submissions.


If you should have any questions regarding this requirement, please contact your Contract and Grant Officer.






Nancy Lewis

Director, Sponsored Projects


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From: UC Contracts & Grants Officer/Research Administrators [mailto:UCRAO-L@LISTSERV.UCOP.EDU] On Behalf Of Jeffrey Warner
Sent: Friday, September 27, 2013 3:45 PM
Subject: Electronic Application Forms (FORMS-C) – NOT-OD-13-121


Dear Colleagues,


FYI – NIH issued Guide Notice NOT-OD-13-121 with its Weekly NIH Funding Opportunities and Notices email today. The purpose of this Guide Notice is to remind applicants that NIH requires the use of updated application forms ( application form packages with a Competition ID of ‘FORMS-C’) for most NIH grant programs. Individual Research Career Development Award Programs (Ks), Institutional Training and Career Development Programs (Ts and Ds), Individual National Research Service Awards (Fs) and small business applications will transition to updated forms at a later date.


Old forms packages (with Competition IDs of ‘ADOBE-FORMS-B1’ or ‘ADOBE-FORMS-B2’) have been closed. If you attempt to submit an application with an old forms package, you may get the following message from


‘The Closing Date of the grant opportunity for which you have applied has already passed and the grantor agency is no longer accepting applications.’




Jeff Warner

Research Policy Analyst
Research Policy Analysis and Coordination
1111 Franklin St. 11th Floor, 11210C

Oakland, CA 94607




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