Grant-Specific Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Links

May 29, 2020 at 08:17:35 ET
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The following provides a list of links to memoranda and guidance issued by federal agencies specifically relevant to grant applicants and recipients that detail how impacts created by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect their programs. This list will be continuously updated as agencies provide more information to the grants community as to how to proceed with applying for and managing their awards under their programs. Subscribers to Thompson's Grants Compliance Expert have full access to the content on the site, including the Ask-the-Expert function, where they can get their questions about COVID-19 answered by our grants community experts. 

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Congress  OMB  GAO  USDA  DOC  DOD  ED  DOE  HHS  DHS  HUD  DOI  DOJ  DOL  DOS  DOT  Treasury  EPA  IMLS  IRS  LSC  NASA  NEA  NEH  NSF  USAID

Congress

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) (Pub. L. 116-136)

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Pub. L. 116-127)

Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act (Pub. L. 116-123)

Office of Management and Budget

OMB Memorandum M-20-21: Implementation Guidance for Supplemental Funding Provided in Response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

OMB Memorandum M-20-20: Repurposing Existing Federal Financial Assistance Programs and Awards to Support the Emergency Response to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

OMB Memorandum 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

OMB Memorandum M-20-11: Administrative Relief for Recipients and Applicants of Federal Financial Assistance Directly Impacted by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Department of Agriculture

Government Accountability Office

*** COVID-19: GAGAS CPE Alert

Department of Agriculture

COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide

Food and Nutrition Service

*** FNS Response to COVID-19

Reporting of COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Data for Forms FNS-10, FNS-44, and FNS-4181

National Institute of Food and Agriculture

NIFA-20-005 NIFA Coronavirus FAQs

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Implementation of OMB Memorandum M-20-17

Office of Inspector General

OIG Plan — Oversight Of COVID-19 Funding

Rural Development

USDA Implements Immediate Measures to Help Rural Residents, Businesses and Communities Affected by COVID-19

Department of Commerce

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOAA Guidance Regarding Administrative Relief for Recipients and Applicants of Federal Financial Assistance Directly Impacted by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Due to Loss of Operations

Office of Inspector General

*** Top Oversight Challenges Facing the Department of Commerce to Ensuring That Pandemic Funds Are Timely and Appropriately Spent

Department of Defense

COVID-19 FAQs for Grant Applicants and Recipients

Allow Exemptions for DOD Financial Assistance Recipients Affected by the Loss of Operational Capacity and Increased Costs Due to the COVID-19 Crisis

Frequently Asked Questions for DOD Research Proposers and Awardees Impacted by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Air Force

Guidance on No Cost Extensions

Army Research Office

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Latest Information and Guidance

Assistant Secretary for the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition

Engaging the Research and Development Industrial Base during COVID-19

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

COVID-19 Guidance USD(R&E)

Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) about COVID-19 (Coronavirus) for DARPA Performers

Office of Naval Research

*** Coronavirus Assistance and Acquisition-Related Information and Resources

U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity

USAMRAA’s Supplemental Guidance on Administrative Flexibilities for Grants and Cooperative Agreements in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

USAMRAA Animal Research Guidance

USAMRAA’s COVID-19 FAQs

U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command

FAQs on COVID-19's Impact to Human Subjects Research

Department of Education

*** COVID-19 ("Coronavirus") Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel

*** CARES Act: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund

*** Frequently Asked Questions about the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER Fund)

Fact Sheet for Repurposing Federal Equipment and Supplies to Combat COVID-19

Fact Sheet for Transferring State-and Local-Level Funds (Section 5103 of the ESEA)

Information on Education Stabilization Fund Discretionary Grants

Information on the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund

Information on the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund

Information on Formula Grants to the Outlying Areas

U.S. Department of Education CARES Act Waiver Report to CongressProviding Equitable Services to Students and Teachers in Non-Public Schools Under the CARES Act Programs

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund: Frequently Asked Questions about the Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under Section 18004 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

Adult Education and Family Literacy Act and COVID-19 – Frequently Asked Questions, Part 2

Invitation to Waiver of Fiscal Requirements Due to COVID-19 for the 2019-2020 School Year

Perkins V State Plans and COVID-19 – Frequently Asked Questions Round 2

Fact Sheet: Select Questions Related to Use of Department of Education Grant Funds During the Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019

Key Policy Letters Signed by the Education Secretary or Deputy Secretary

Office of Civil Rights

Fact Sheet: Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Schools While Protecting the Civil Rights of Students

Office of Postsecondary Education

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Reporting- Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students

Updated Guidance for Interruptions of Study Related to Coronavirus

Guidance for Interruptions of Study Related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Office of Federal Student Aid

Coronavirus Information for Students, Borrowers, and Parents

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

*** RSA COVID-19 Questions & Answers: Administration of the VR Services, AIVRS, and Randolph-Sheppard Programs

RSA COVID-19 Questions & Answers: Fiscal Management of the VR Program

Department of Energy

Department of Energy’s COVID-19 FAQs

DOE-NNSA Implementation of OMB Memorandum M-20-17

Accommodating Interruptions from Coronavirus Disease 2019

ARPA-E Actions Owing to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

PF 2020-20 COVID-19 Guidance for Financial Assistance Actions

Department of Health and Human Services

*** Terms and Conditions for Provider Relief Fund Distributions

*** Provider Relief Fund Payment Allocation

OHRP Issues Guidance for Application of the Human Subjects Protection Regulations to Actions Taken in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

ORI Guidance to Institutions Concerning Sequestration during Closure of Institutions Due to COVID-19

Office of Inspector General (OIG) Implementation of OMB Memorandum on Administrative Relief for Federal Grant Awardees During COVID-19 Pandemic

ORI Operations Status during Public Health Emergency (COVID-19)

Administration for Children and Families

*** CCDF Frequently Asked Questions in Response to COVID-19

Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Discretionary Funds Appropriated in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Flexibilities Available to AHRQ Recipients and Applicants Directly Impacted by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Due to Loss of Operations

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for State Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Agencies

State Medicaid & Basic Health Programs: CMS Flexibilities to Fight COVID-19

Food and Drug Administration

FDA – Flexibilities Available to Applicants and Recipients of Federal Financial Assistance Affected by COVID-19

FDA Guidance on Conduct of Clinical Trials of Medical Products during COVID-19 Pandemic

Health Resources and Services Administration

COVID-19 Grantee Frequently Asked Questions

National Institutes of Health

*** Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Information for NIH Applicants and Recipients

Notice of Information: Contributing to the Global COVID-19 Crisis Response by Allowing Some NCI-supported Projects to be Redirected to COVID-19-related Research During the Crisis

Temporary, Emergency Situations Due to COVID-19 and Application Scores Received During Peer Review

Roundup of New COVID-19 Resources for NIH Applicants and Recipients: Part 2

Cyber Safety & COVID-19

NIAID Strategic Plan Details COVID-19 Research Priorities

New OLAW COVID-19 Pandemic Contingency Planning Webpage

UPDATE: NIH Late Application Policy Due to Public Health Emergency for United States for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

OLAW Guidance in Preparing for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak

Special OLAW Webinar: Pandemic Contingency Planning and Its Impact on Animal Care

Flexibilities for Assured Institutions for Activities of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees (IACUCs) Due to COVID-19

Guidance for NIH-Funded Clinical Trials and Human Subjects Studies Affected by COVID-19

General Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - Proposal Submission and Award Management Related to COVID-19

NIH Late Application Policy Due to Public Health Emergency for United States for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Flexibilities Available to Applicants and Recipients of Federal Financial Assistance Affected by COVID-19

FAQs on COVID-19 Flexibilities for Applicants and Recipients

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Related to COVID-19 for SAMHSA Grant Recipients

Department of Homeland Security

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Medical Care Costs Eligible for Public Assistance

Coronavirus Pandemic: FEMA Assistance for Tribal Governments

Procurement Under Grants: Under Exigent or Emergency Circumstances

Disaster Financial Management Guide and COVID-19 Response

Chart Describing Applicability of OMB Memo M-20-17 to FEMA Grant Programs

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Public Assistance Simplified Application

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response: Tribal Recipients

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Eligible Emergency Protective Measures

Public Assistance: Non-Congregate Sheltering Delegation of Authority

COVID-19 Emergency Declaration

Department of Housing and Urban Development

*** Fourth HUD Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) COVID-19 FAQs for Tribes and Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs)

CARES Act Flexibilities for ESG and HOPWA Funds Used to Support Coronavirus Response and Plan Amendment Waiver

Implementation of Supplemental Guidance to the Federal Fiscal Year 2020 Operating Fund Appropriations

COVID-19 FAQs for the Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) (including the Project-based Voucher Program (PBV)) and Native American Programs

COVID-19 FAQs for Public Housing Agencies

Eviction Moratorium COVID-19 FAQs for Public Housing Agencies

Homeless Assistance Programs COVID-19 Grant Funds and Eligible Costs

Indian Housing Plan and Annual Performance Report Form Guidance for IHBG-CARES

COVID-19 Statutory and Regulatory Waivers for the Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher, Indian Housing Block Grant and Indian Community Development Block Grant programs, Suspension of Public Housing Assessment System and Section Eight Management Assessment Program

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) for Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP) Grantees and Applicants

Quick Guide to CDBG Eligible Activities to Support Infectious Disease Response

Using Continuum of Care Program Funds for Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response

Eligible ESG Program Costs for Infectious Disease Preparedness

Quick Guide to CDBG Eligible Activities to Support Infectious Disease Response

Office of Inspector General

COVID-19 Oversight Framework

Department of the Interior

COVID-19 Updates for Financial Assistance Recipients

Department of Justice

Office of Justice Programs

Guidance to Award Recipients Impacted by COVID-19: Short Term Relief for Various Administrative, Financial Management, and Audit Requirements

OJP Grantee Update #1 COVID-19 Impacts

Department of Labor

Employment and Training Administration

*** Temporary Changes to the Federal-State Extended Benefits (EB) Program in Response to the Economic Impacts of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic Emergency

*** Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020-Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) Program: Questions and Answers, and Revised Reporting Instructions for the PEUC ETA 227

Families First Coronavirus Response Act, Division D Emergency Unemployment Insurance Stabilization and Access Act of 2020 (EUISAA) — Reporting Instructions, Modification to Emergency Administrative Grants Application Requirement, and Questions and Answers

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020 – Operating, Financial, and Reporting Instructions for Section 2105: Temporary Full Federal Funding of the First Week of Compensable Regular Unemployment for States with No Waiting Week

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020 – Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Program Reporting Instructions and Questions and Answers

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020 – Emergency Unemployment Relief for State and Local Governmental Entities, Certain Nonprofit Organizations, and Federally-Recognized Indian Tribes

Office of Inspector General

Pandemic Response Oversight Plan

Department of State

Exchange Visitor Program Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Department of Transportation

Federal Aviation Administration

CARES Act Airport Grants — Frequently Asked Questions

Federal Transit Administration

*** Emergency Relief Docket

Frequently Asked Questions from FTA Grantees Regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Department of the Treasury

*** Guidance to Tribes for Completing Supplemental Request for Information

*** Paycheck Protection Program Loans Frequently Asked Questions

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

Coronavirus Relief Fund Frequently Asked Questions

Coronavirus Relief Fund Guidance for State, Territorial, Local, and Tribal Governments

Coronavirus Relief Fund Allocations to Tribal Governments

Environmental Protection Agency

EPA Frequent Questions on Grant Issues in Response to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency

Office of Inspector General

*** EPA OIG’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Institute of Museum and Library Services

Information for IMLS Grant Applicants and Awardees

Internal Revenue Service

FAQs: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund and Emergency Financial Aid Grants under the CARES Act

Legal Services Corporation

Office of Inspector General

COVID-19 Fraud Prevention

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NASA COVID -19 For Grantees

NASA Implementation of OMB Memorandum M-20-17

Grants and Research during the COVID-19 Epidemic

Assistant Administrator for Procurement Message on Coronavirus

National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment for the Arts FAQs and Information for Applicants and Grantees in response to COVID-19

National Endowment for the Humanities

FAQs – Funding for NEH Applicants and Grantees Impacted by the Coronavirus

National Science Foundation

*** Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) for National Science Foundation (NSF) Proposers and Awardees

FAQS About the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) for NSF SBIR and STTR Grantees

FAQs About the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) for NSF Panelists

Impact on Existing Deadline Dates

NSF Guidance on the Effects of COVID-19 on Human Subjects Research

NSF Guidance on the Effects of COVID-19 on Vertebrate Animal ResearchFAQs About the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) for REU Sites, RET Sites, IRES Sites, and Similar Activities

Dear Colleague Letter on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

NSF Implementation of OMB Memorandum M-20-17

Important Notice No. 146: NSF Letter to Community Regarding COVID-19

NSF Guidance for Major Facilities and Contracts Regarding COVID-19

U.S. Agency for International Development

*** COVID-19 Implementing Partner Guidance Frequently Asked Questions

Memorandum Authorizing COVID 19 Flexibilities Pursuant to OMB Memorandum M-20-17

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