Sponsored Projects Administration

Recent Announcements

July 10, 2024

New Non-traditional Agreements Webpage

A new webpage is available dedicated to providing guidance for the Columbia research community with respect to the review and execution of “non-traditional agreements,” e.g. sponsored project activities that extend beyond the performance of research, education, and public service. Guidelines for facilitating non-traditional projects have been added to the site. See the new Non-traditional Agreements webpage for more information.

June 11, 2024

NIH childcare costs increased to $3,000

NIH recently announced they have increased the childcare cost support from $2,500 to $3,000 per budget period, effective for federal fiscal year 2024 (FY2024, 10/1/2023 – 9/30/2024). This change, detailed in NOT-OD-24-116, applies to all eligible NIH NRSA training and fellowship awards. Awards issued prior to this notice will be retroactively adjusted.

NOTE: Childcare costs for AHRQ NRSA training and fellowship awards will remain at $2,500 per budget period at this time.