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Entering SF-424 Contact Information on the SAMHSA Grant Application

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Effective October 1, 2020 SAMHSA no longer utilizes the HHS Checklist in the grant application kit. This applies to all SAMHSA applications: responses to Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs), post-award amendments, continuations, and supplement applications.

The contact information for the Project Director (PD) and Business Official (BO) is now entered on the SF424 form, per the instructions below.

Instructions

Enter the name and contact information (First Name, Last Name, Title, Telephone Number, and Email) for the Project Director (PD) in section 8. Applicant Information, and the Business Official (BO) in section 21. Authorized Representative on the SF424 form.

Enter the Commons Username for the PD/PI in the section 4. Applicant Identifier field. Make sure the Username is valid, is affiliated with your organization, and is assigned the PI role.

The Commons Username for the PD/PI must be provided in section 4 Applicant Identifier field. Make sure the Username is valid, is affiliated with your organization, and is assigned the PI role

Enter the PD name and contact information in section 8f. Name and contact information of person to be contacted on matters involving this application when 1) submitting a new application in response to a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), or 2) when submitting a Key Personnel Change Post Award Amendment application to change the PD/PI. This contact information must match with the Commons Username for the PD/PI provided in the section 4. Applicant Identifier field.

The PD information for Continuation, Supplement, and Post Award Amendment applications (excluding Key Personnel Change) will be pre-populated and locked.

Enter the PD/PI information matching the Commons ID in field 4. Applicant Identifier. First Name, Last Name, Telephone Number, and Email in section 8f

Enter the Business Official (BO) name and contact information in section 21. AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE for all types of applications.

Enter the organization's Business Official first name, last name, title, telephone, number and email in section 21 under authorized representative

Reference Materials for eRA Commons Accounts

The following reference materials provide guidance for applicants and grantees to understand Commons account roles and how to add or update accounts.

eRA Commons Roles Matrix and Descriptions for SAMHSA (PDF | 180 KB)
Managing Commons User Accounts Add or Remove Role or Unaffiliate (PDF | 374 KB)
Editing Your Commons Personal Profile (PDF | 397 KB)
Commons BO Role Changes on SAMHSA Grant Record (PDF | 269 KB)

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Last Updated: 12/16/2022