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AQRH Announces Changes to Notice of Award

Sep 25, 2020, 14:19 PM by Melodi Moore
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) recently announced upcoming changes to the format of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Notice of Award (NoA).  Beginning October 1, 2020,  HHS has developed a standardized page (also referred to as "Page One") that will serve as the first page of every HHS NoA for discretionary grants.  This change is part of the HHS Reinvent Grants Management initiative.

The new Page One will include the following data elements:

  • DHHS Operating Division
  • Federal Award Identification Number (FAIN)
  • Federal Award Date

Recipient Information

  • Recipient Name
  • Congressional District of Recipient
  • Payment System Identifier (ID)
  • Employer Identification Number (EIN)
  • Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS)
  • Recipient’s Unique Entity Identifier
  • Project Director or Principal Investigator
  • Authorized Official

Federal Agency Information

  • Awarding Agency Contact Information
  • Program Official Contact Information

Federal Award Information

  • Award Number
  • Unique Federal Award Identification Number (FAIN)
  • Statutory Authority
  • Federal Award Project Title
  • Assistance Listing Number
  • Assistance Listing Program Title
  • Award Action Type
  • Is the Award R&D?
  • Summary Federal Award Financial Information
  • Budget Period Start and End Date
  • Total Amount of Federal Funds Obligated by this Action
    • Direct Cost Amount
    • Indirect Cost Amount
  • Authorized Carryover
  • Offset
  • Total Amount of Federal Funds Obligated this budget period
  • Total Approved Cost Sharing or Matching, where applicable
  • Total Federal and Non-Federal Approved this Budget Period
  • Project Period Start and End Date
  • Total Amount of the Federal Award including Approved Cost Sharing or Matching this Project Period
  • Authorized Treatment of Program Income
  • Grants Management Officer Signature
  • Remarks

The following sections will continue to be provided in the NoA following Page One:

  • Award data (Section I)
  • Payment Information (Section II)
  • Applicable terms and conditions of award (Sections III/IV)

eRA is developing resources to provide additional information regarding Page One. These will be posted on the View Notice of Award webpage on the eRA public website.

Please direct all inquiries to: