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INTERIM & 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)

HELPFUL MARCH OF DIME LINKS

http://www.marchofdimes.com/research/researchgrants.html 

MARCH OF DIMES ALLOWABILITY GRID

Expense Expense
Alterations & Renovations No Patient Transportation Only if budgeted
Books & Journals No Payment of Human Subjects Only if budgeted
Subscriptions No Personnel Recruitment No
Salary/Fringe, PI No Postage No
Salary/Fringe, Co-PI No, if faculty appointment Publications Costs With Clayton Review & Approval
Computers No Receptions & Meals No
Consultative Services If budgeted Rental of Building or Space No
Equipment No Scientific Meetings Abroad No
Expenses Obtaining Visa No Service/Maintenance Contracts No
Indirect Costs 10% of total direct costs Expendable Supplies Only if budgeted
Glassware Washing No Telephone, Fax, Modem Lines, & Long Distance No
Malpractice Insurance No Travel, Domestic Not to exceed $1k for scientific meetings directly relative to the MOD research grant
Membership Dues No Travel, Foreign No
Office Furniture No Tuition & Fees No
Office Supplies, including copying costs No Uniforms/Apparel No
Parking Fees No Utilities No
Patient Care Only if budgeted Waste Disposal No

No Cost Extension Request must be made within 3 months of termination date of grant

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

Project funding is authorized1 year at a time