September 2022 Project Update

RAMP Funding Proposal Update

As a reminder,'s website will be down from 9/23 - 9/29

The downtime will impact the following:

  • Downloading and updating opportunities
  • Submitting applications
  • Retrieving statuses on applications

The downtime will not impact the following:

  • Creating and editing SF424s using FOAs that already exist in the system
  • Validations
  • PDF generation

It is recommended to download FOAs that you know that you will be submitting applications for prior to going offline.

NIH Adjusted Deadlines

NIH has adjusted due dates to accommodate downtime to October 3, 2022.

Guidance for adjusted deadlines can be found here:

NIH has adjusted due dates that fall during the migration period, September 22-29, 2022, to an extended due date of October 3, 2022.

Be sure to read the NIH announcements regarding the downtime and the extended due date as there are caveats.


The maintenance will not affect RAMP in any way other than SF424 submissions via during the down time. Creation, routing and review of Funding Proposals or Awards will be working as usual. Submission of funding proposals cannot occur until is back online.

If there are questions or concerns, please reach out to your SRA Specialist or email the RAMP Helpdesk