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Note:ASSIST will be unavailable from 9 p.m. (ET) Saturday, July 14, until 5 a.m. (ET) Sunday, July 15 for scheduled monthly maintenance. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Note:Effective March 22, 2018: If you are registering a new entity in, you must providean original, signednotarized letterstating that you are the authorized Entity Administrator before your registration will be activated. ReadFAQsto learn more about this process change.

Note:When application and grant reporting submission delays occur because the applicant or recipient organization is officially closed due to a natural disaster or other emergency, the NIH will consider accepting late applications and reports, on a case-by-case basis. Please reference noticeNOT-OD-17-106in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts for additional details.

The Application Submission System & Interface for Submission Tracking (ASSIST) system is used to prepare and submit grant applications electronically to NIH and other Public Health Service agencies. Prior to using ASSIST, applicants should identify a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to which theyd like to apply. FOAs are posted in theNIH Guide for Grants & Contractsand/or inGrants.goveach of which has robust search capabilities. The FOA text will indicate whether ASSIST can be used to apply to that opportunity. You will need the FOA number (e.g., PA-15-987) to initiate an application.

Active and eRA Commons credentials are required to prepare and submit applications using ASSIST.

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