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Receipt and Referral/eReferral

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What is the purpose?

Receipt and Referral at NIHThe Receipt and Referral/eReferral module serves as a central clearinghouse to log, route and assign competing grant applications received by the grantor agency. Authorized staffers assign each application for review and for funding consideration.

The module is used by NIH's Center for Scientific Review to receive and process grant applications for:

The module is also used by the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).

What are the features of Receipt and Referral/eReferral?

The Receipt and Referral/Referral module handles both paper and electronic grant applications, although the workflow for each is different. For applications submitted electronically, the module can:

In addition, the software will automatically assign applications that meet certain criteria to the previous review location.

What are the benefits?

Who can use the Receipt and Referral/eReferral module?

The module can be used by authorized Receipt and Referral users at federal agencies using the eRA system. The module is accessed through IMPAC II; an IMPAC II account and password are necessary.

This page last reviewed: May 30, 2008