NIH ASSIST

THIS PAGE WAS LAST UPDATED ON: 4/6/2016

The Application Submission System & Interface for Submission Tracking (ASSIST) is used to prepare and submit grant applications electronically to NIH and other Public Health Service agencies. 

To Get Started:

Please contact Stephanie Scott at sfs2110@columbia.edu if you plan to submit a multi-project application (i.e. P01, P30, P50, U54, etc) over the next several months and provide the FOA #.

SPA RESOURCES FOR PLANNING A MULTI-PROJECT APPLICATION:

Resources

Official ASSIST Login:

https://public.era.nih.gov/assist

New Form to Capture Additional Indirect Costs in Multi-Project Applications - NEW

The key take-aways when preparing and submitting a multi-project application:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/ElectronicReceipt/com_prepare_app.htm

How eRA Assembles Multi-project Applications

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/ElectronicReceipt/files/Electronic_Multi-project_Application_Image_Assembly.pdf

NIH ASSIST Webinar with full transcript and slides, conducted 8/13/2013:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/webinar_docs/webinar_20130813.htm

Applying Electronically - Avoiding Common Errors:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/ElectronicReceipt/avoiding_errors.htm

ASSIST FAQs:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/ElectronicReceipt/faq_full.htm#assist

Budgeting FAQs using ASSIST - 9/16/2013:

Budgeting FAQs

Annotated Form Set (provides notes on the required application forms to indicate specific instructions for multi-project applications):

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/ElectronicReceipt/files/annotated_multi-project.pdf 

Key Take-Aways for Multi-Project Applications:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/ElectronicReceipt/com_prepare_app.htm

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GETTING HELP:

ASSIST is a system developed and managed by NIH.  The eRA Commons is your first stop for support:

eRA Commons Help Desk:

Web: http://era.nih.gov/help/

Toll Free: 1-866-504-9552

TTY: 301-451-5939

Hours: Mon - Fri, 7am - 8pm Eastern Time

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Related Announcements:

ASSIST To Become an Option for Submission of Applications for Most Competing Grant Programs in 2015 (12/17/14)

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-15-044.html 

NIH Announces an Adjustment to Transition Timeline for Electronic Submission of Multi-Project Applications (5/30/13):

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-13-075.html