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Office of Sponsored Awards Management

Information and Guidance from Federal Funding Agencies Related to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)



National Institutes of Health (NIH)

General Information:

NIH Guide Notice:


National Science Foundation (NSF)

NSF has developed a new website for the research community with detailed guidance on the Coronavirus (COVID-19). This includes guidance for awardee organizations, researchers and reviewers of NSF proposals. Please note that this website will be updated as new developments arise.


Impact on Existing Deadlines:

Department of Energy (DOE)

Accommodating  Interruptions from COVID -2019


Procurement Message on Coronavirus:

USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture

NIFA Deadline Extensions due to COVID-19:

Department of Defense (DOD)

FAQs Regarding DoD Research Impacted by COVID-19:


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