Post Award

March of Dimes

Interim and Final Progress Report Guidelines

  • List the grant’s objectives and the strategies for achievement. For each objective, describe the results to date. Whenever possible, express the volume of services rendered can be quantitatively. Explain any changes or deviations from the original proposal.
  • Provide the following information about program participants: number, ethnicity, gender, age, trimester at entry into the program. Detail whether the project is serving as many people as anticipated. Describe any efforts to identify and recruit additional participants.
  • Detail whether the program received other sources of financial or in-kind support.
  • Detail the types of materials (i.e., brochures, curriculum, or video) produced under this grant, and submit two copies of each.
  • List the major strengths and weaknesses of the program, and what could be done differently.
  • Detail plans to continue this program, if applicable. Detail whether there is secured financial support for the program when the March of Dimes grant term expires.

Final Progress Report Only

  • Explain program evaluation methods and provide a copy of the evaluation report.
  • Submit an account of expenditures of funds from the March of Dimes grant. (PAF prepares)

Report of Expenditure (Prepared by PAF)

March of Dimes Policy

March of Dimes Expense Allowability Grid

Rebudgeting

Requires written approval if >20% in/out of approved category

Miscellaneous

Project funding is authorized one year at a time.

Expense Category

Alterations & Renovations

No

Books and Journals

No

Subscriptions

No

Salary/Fringe PI

No

Salary/Fringe Co-PI

No, if faculty appointment

Salary/Fringe Administrative

Paid directly by March of Dimes

Computers

No

Consultative Services

If budgeted

Equipment

No

Expenses obtaining visa

No

Indirect costs

10% of total direct costs

Glassware Washing

No

Utilities

No

Malpractice Insurance

No

Membership dues

No

Office furniture

No

Office supplies, including copying costs

No

Parking fees

No

Patient care

Only if budgeted

Patient transportation

Only if budgeted

Payment of human subjects

Only if budgeted

Personnel recruitment

No

Postage

No

Publication costs

With Clayton Review & Approval

Receptions & meals

No

Rental of building or building space

No

Scientific meetings abroad

No

Service/Maintenance contracts

No

Expendable Supplies

Only if budgeted

Telephone, fax, modem lines, and long distance

No

Travel - domestic

Not to exceed $1,000 for scientific meetings directly relative to the MOD research grant

Travel - foreign

No

Tuition & fees

No

Uniforms/apparel

No

Waste Disposal

No

No-cost extension request

Written request within 3 months of termination date of grant