Notice Number: NOT-OD-20-082
Release Date: March 9, 2020
Office of The Director, National Institutes of Health (OD)
It is likely that the emergency declaration related to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) will adversely affect some NIH applicants' and recipients' ability to submit applications in a timely manner.
When delays occur because the applicant or recipient organization is officially closed or unable to submit grant applications due to the effects of COVID-19, the NIH will consider accepting applications late, on a case-by-case basis, in accordance with the NIH Grants Policy Statement, Section 2.3.9, under the following circumstances:
NIH will be issuing additional guidance related to this public health emergency in the near future.
Please direct all inquiries to:
Division of Grants Policy
Office of Policy for Extramural Research Administration
Office of Extramural Research
Division of Receipt and Referral
Center for Scientific Review