Instructions for Annual Grant Reports Due October 1, 2023
Annual financial, personnel, and narrative progress reports are due October 1st for grants that have been active for at least 12 months as of 8/31/2023 under the original term of the grant agreement. For grants that were on time extension for 2022-2023, only the financial and personnel reports are required; the narrative report is optional for time extended years.
The financial form is available in the portal. Navigate to the appropriate Requirement due 10/1/2023.
The personnel form is available in the portal. Navigate to the appropriate Requirement due 10/1/2023.
Narrative Progress Report or Technical Report
Submit the technical report as a PDF of no more than two pages by navigating to the appropriate Requirement due 10/1/2023. Note that your report will be published as submitted in the PRF Annual Report.
Include the following at the top of page 1:
- Project Title
- P.I. Name and Affiliation (and co-P.I. name and affiliation, if any).
Provide a brief summary of progress made during the reporting period, and also discuss the impact of the research on your career and on the students involved with the project.
All articles, papers, and publications reporting on PRF-supported research must acknowledge the donors of the ACS PRF Trust. We strongly suggest the use of following language “This work was supported by the donors of ACS Petroleum Research Fund under <Full Name of Grant Type> Grant <Number>.” Publications may add “<Initials> served as Principal Investigator on ACS PRF # that provided support for “<Initials (student/postdocs)>.
(Example: “This work was supported by the donors of ACS Petroleum Research Fund under Undergraduate New Investigator Grant 1234-UNI4. A.B. served as Principal Investigator on ACS PRF 1234-UNI4 that provided support for C.D.”)
Submit citations of published articles on your grant application page in the grantee portal by scrolling down to “Citations” section and clicking [New] button on the Citation section header. Do not submit the citation until after the article or chapter is published. Note that the requirement to report published articles remains in effect after the grant is closed. For access to closed grants, please contact PRFSupport@acs.org.