The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), including the NIH, is currently operating under the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 (P.L. 113-6) signed by President Obama on March 26, 2013, and the sequestration provisions of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act, as amended, 2 U.S.C. § 901a.
On May 8, 2013 NIH published NIH Fiscal Policy for Grant Awards - FY 2013 (NOT-OD-13-064).
For fiscal year 2013, Fogarty will issue noncompeting grants at 95 percent of the previously committed levels. The out-years for noncompeting grants will remain at previously committed levels. In addition, Fogarty will normally fund competing grants (selected for funding) up to 90 percent of the recommended levels by peer review.