Federal Relations

March 20, 2009

NIH to Air Videocast on ARRA/Recovery Act Construction Programs

The National Center for Research Resources, part of the National Institutes of Health, will hold a videocast on Monday, March 23, 2009, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. EDT, to respond to questions about the application process for core facilities improvement projects (RFA-RR-09-007) and construction, renovation and repair improvement projects (RFA-RR-09-008). This session will replace the previously planned Web seminar that experienced technical difficulties. The videocast is open to the public.

Prior to the videocast, please review the NCRR staff slides from the March 16 Web seminar and the FAQs as many questions and answers already have been addressed and are available on our Web site.
• Overview Slides
• FAQ — Extramural Research Facilities Improvement Program (C06)
• FAQ — Core Facility Renovation, Repair and Improvement (G20)

If you have questions that are not addressed above, please submit them to constructionncrr@mail.nih.gov. This mailbox is open now, and will be open during the videocast. The videocast will be archived and available on the NCRR Web site after the session.

Videocast Details
Date: Monday, March 23, 2009
Time: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. EDT
URL: http://videocast.nih.gov
Questions: constructionncrr@mail.nih.gov

To learn more about videocasting, visit videocast.nih.gov/faq. It is a good idea to visit this site prior to March 23 to make sure that you have the right software to view the videocast. For more information and updates about funding opportunities under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 visit NCRR’s ARRA information page, on the Web at www.ncrr.nih.gov/recovery.