Delays in Grant Application Submission due to Hurricane Sandy

Notice Number: NOT-OD-13-006

Update: The following update relating to this announcement has been issued:

Key Dates
Release Date: October 26, 2012

Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Purpose

The NIH realizes that the path of Hurricane Sandy may cause problems in grant application submission for organizations located over a wide portion of the east coast. The usual NIH practice for such circumstances will apply. Electronic and paper applications submitted late because of weather problems must include a cover letter noting the reasons for the delay. It is not necessary to get permission in advance for weather-related delays in grant application submissions. The delay should 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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