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COVID-19 NIH Resources

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Animal Welfare

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COVID-19 NSF Resources 

For the latest NSF information and guidance on the effects of COVID-19 on research go here

NSF Guidance

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on NSF Guidance


COVID-19 DOD Resources 

Frequently asked questions for proposers and awardees related to COVID-19, March 24, 2020

AFOSR Covid-19 No-Cost Extensions, March 26, 2020

COVID-19 DOE Resources 

DOE Resources Supporting Coronavirus Research, 3.17.20

DOE Office of Science memorandum on solicitation due dates through Mid-April, 3.16.20

DOE Dear Colleague Letter - Input and Collaboration on Science and Technology Response to COVID-19, 3.17.20


COVID-19 US Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity (USAMRAA) Resources

COVID-19 FAQs for USAMRAA Grants and Cooperative Agreements


Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

Memo M-20-11 - Administrative Relief for Recipients and Applicants of Federal Financial Assistance Directly Impacted by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), 3.23.20

Memo M-20-17 - Administrative Relief for Recipients and Applicants of Federal Financial Assistance Directly Impacted by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) due to Loss of Operations, 3.23.2020


COVID-19 Office of Naval Research (ONR) Resources

ONR FAQs for Current and Prospective Awardees Impacted by Novel COVID-19  (Added 4/2/20)

Coronavirus Assistance and Acquisition Related Information and Resources  (Added 4/3/20)


COVID-19 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Resources

CDC Interim Guidance for Administrators of US Institutions of Higher Education  (Added 3/8/20)


COVID-19 Non-Federal Sponsors Resources

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Letter to Grantees   (Added 4/15/20)

Alzheimer's Association

Awardee Grant Guidance   (Added 5/2/20)

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

A Message to Our Grantees and Partners  about COVID-19   (Added 4/18/20)

American Heart Association (AHA)

Notice to AHA Research Community  Regarding COVID-19  (Added 3/25/20)

FAQs on COVID-19 Impact to AHA Research   (Updated 3/3/30/20)

Arnold Ventures (AV)

Updated COVID-19 guidance  for grantees  (Updated 4/20/20)

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals

Guidance for Clinical Trials impacted by COVID-19   (Added 5/8/20)

Bristol Myers Squibb

Message to Clinical Trial Investigators  on Bristol Myers Squibb’s Response to COVID-19  (Added 4/5/20)

California Department of Public Health

FAQs about managing California Tobacco Control Program funded awards  (Added 10/6/20)

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

COVID-19 FAQs for Applicants and Awardees  (Updated 5/7/20)

David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Message to Grantee Partners  on the Foundation's COVID-19 Grantmaking Response  (Added 3/30/20)

Ford Foundation

Message of Support  for Foundation Grantees  (Added 4/6/20)

Galapagos NV

Guidance for ISABELA clinical studies investigational sites impacted by COVID-19  (Added 5/8/20)

Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)

FAQs for IMLS Grant Applicants and Awardees   (Added 3/24/20)

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)

JDRF guidance  on salary charging and no-cost extension requests  (Added 4/8/20)

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)

LLS response and guidance  to grantees and applicants on COVID-19  (Added 4/7/20)

MacArthur Foundation

MacArthur Program Officer Letter to Grantees   (Added 4/8/20)

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinsons Research

MJFF FAQs: Coronavirus (COVID-19) & Research Support   (Added 5/2/20)

Open Society Foundations

Open Society Foundations message to grant recipients and applicants  (Added 3/24/20)

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

Applicant and Awardee FAQs  Related to COVID-19  (Updated 4/2/20)

Rockefeller Foundation

Updates and FAQs for grantees  of The Rockefeller Foundation  (Added 4/18/20)

Simons Foundation

Foundation contacts to report delays in the project progress or request for additional time  (Added 4/18/20)

Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C)

Contingency Plan for Active SU2C Grantees  Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic  (Added 4/8/20)

Susan G. Komen

Grant policy update effective  April 1, 2020  (Added 4/23/20)

University of California

Research Grants Program Office  (RGPO) - COVID-19 Communication to Grantees   (Updated 4/16/20)

University of Colorado Boulder 

COVID-19 Impact Letter  on CU Boulder awards  (Added 4/7/20)

V Foundation

Policy Administrative Flexibilities  due to COVID-19 Disruptions  (Added 4/15/20)

William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Foundation’s message to Grantees and Non-profit Partners  (Added 4/2/20)

World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

Message to WWF partners and grantees  on COVID-19 pandemic  (Added 4/7/20)