Delays in Grant Application Submission due to Ice Storm in New England

Notice Number: NOT-OD-09-031

Key Dates
Release Date:  December 16, 2008

Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH), (http://www.nih.gov)

The NIH realizes that there will be problems for organizations across a wide geographic area in submitting grant applications due to the recent ice storm in New England.  .  The usual NIH practice for such circumstances will apply.  Electronic and paper applications that are submitted late because of the storm should include a cover letter noting the reasons for the delay.  It is not necessary to get permission in advance for storm-related delays in grant application submissions.  It is expected that the delay will generally not exceed the time period that an applicant organization/institution is closed.

NIH has established a Web page on the NIH Extramural Response to Natural Disasters that provides information on a variety of topics:   http://grants.nih.gov/grants/natural_disasters.htm.  


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