Welcome to the Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program (PSIAP) Award Recipient Resource Center! The purpose of this page is to connect award recipients with relevant links and resources that they may need throughout the course of their award administration.
In December 2020, NIST announced guidance that requires applicants to federal funding opportunities to submit a Data Management Plan (DMP) with their application. A DMP is a defined plan for the management of data that provides, at a minimum, a summary of activities for data generation, a summary of the types of data generated by the relevant activities, the plans for preservation of the generated data, and a description of the appropriate level of access for the generated data.
Applicant Data Management Plan (DMP) Rubric
Administrative Review is defined and described in each NIST Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) that is referenced in an award under: Research Activities Involving Human Subjects
The RPO will conduct an administrative review of any NIST-funded extramural research that potentially involves human subjects. However, it is imperative that organizations acquire approval from an IRB prior to RPO Administrative Review.
Institutional Review Board (IRB) Important Websites
Award recipients must submit regular reports to document a project throughout its lifespan. These reports may include both expense-related data and quantitative information about the project's impact.
Please submit all reports to your Federal Program Officer (FPO) and greports [at] nist.gov.
If award recipients are sending information related to unfunded requests or unfunded actions, please email ugam [at] nist.gov. Examples of unfunded requests include but are not limited to:
The Single Audit Act (amended in 1996) states that grant recipients may be subject to an audit once a year. The audit aims to ensure compliance with government regulations and evaluate financial information, including expenses paid for with federal award funds.
More on Government Auditing Standards
For additional information related to PSCR as well as understanding the federal funding opportunity reporting and oversight process, please see the links below.
If you are an award recipient and still have questions, PSCR encourages you to reach out to your FPO. If you have questions about your award details, you may also reach out to Grant Officer nuria.martinez [at] nist.gov (Nuria Martinez). Programmatic questions may be directed to Lisa Soucy.
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