Reminder to AHRQ Grantees that FY2012 Funds will Expire on September 30, 2017

Notice Number: NOT-HS-17-004

Key Dates
Release Date:  November 25, 2016

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This Notice reminds all AHRQ grant recipients who received grant funding from AHRQ in Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 (10/1/2011 - 9/30/2012) that the deadline to request cash withdrawals from 2012 awards made with annual appropriations is Thursday, September 28, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. ET. Grant awards funded with a 2012 annual appropriation will cancel and no longer be available to the grantee organization or to the awarding agency. Grantees will not be able to access FY2012 funds for any reason (program expenditures, obligations, or payment requests). Remaining balances on all awards issued using 2012 annual appropriation funds will be cancelled by September 30, 2017. 

Grantees may contact their Payment Management System liaison accountant for assistance. Information about the PMS can be found at


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