Notice Number: NOT-OD-17-041
Release Date: February 6, 2017
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
This notice describes the impact of Federal office closures on grant application due dates.
Although Grants.gov and eRA Commons systems are fully functional and many NIH employees telework in lieu of taking leave during office closures, we are unable to guarantee the same level of support from service desks and staff as provided when offices are open. For this reason, effective immediately, we will shift grant application due dates to the next business day under specific emergency conditions.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) determines the operating status for Federal offices in the Washington, DC area and provides that status on their Snow and Dismissal Procedures site. Grant applicants should consult this site to determine NIH operating status.
Grant application due dates will move to the next business day when the OPM operating status on the original due date is:
No Change to Other Submission Policies
The following submission policies related to grant application due dates remain unchanged:
Please direct all inquiries to:
NIH Grants Information
Email: email@example.com (preferred method of contact)