September 1, 2021
NOT-OD-20-172 - Reminder: NIH Natural Disaster Policy – Hurricane Laura
NOT-OD-20-161 - Reminder: NIH Natural Disaster Policy – Hurricane Isaias, Derecho
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH (NIH)
It is highly likely that Hurricanes Henri and Ida will adversely impact some NIHapplicants’ and recipients’ ability to submit applications and/or reports in a timely manner. Generally, NIH considers accepting late applications when delays occur because the applicant or recipient organization is officially closed due to a natural disaster or other emergency. In addition, note the following:
We will continue to monitor the situations closely, identifying ways we can help and publishing any additional information in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts.
Division of Grants Policy
Office of Policy for Extramural Research Administration (OPERA)