Grant Application Due Dates Following the Recent Lapse in Appropriations

Notice Number: NOT-OD-18-131

Key Dates
Release Date: January 23, 2018

Related Announcements

Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH)


This Notice provides guidance on NIH’s handling of grant application due dates which fell on or around the recent lapse in appropriations.

  • All funding opportunity announcements with a January 22, 2018 due date will now be due January 24, 2018.
  • Due dates of January 23, 2018 and later have not changed, and those applications are expected to be submitted on time.
  • Our standard system issue policy (NOT-OD-13-054) remains in place for applicants experiencing certain problems that prevent an on-time submission. Permission for a late submission is not given in advance, but considered on a case-by-case basis after application receipt.

See our FAQs for more information about late submission of applications.


Please direct all inquiries to:

NIH Grants Information
Email: (preferred method of contact)
Telephone: 301-945-7573