Announcement: The National Science Foundation (NSF) has issued a revision to NSF’s implementation of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Memorandum (M-20- 17), entitled, Administrative Relief for Recipients and Applicants of Federal Financial Assistance Directly Impacted by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) due to Loss of Operations.
- Prior approval requirement waivers (# 8) has been revised to update the specific situations that require NSF prior approval. Additional guidance also has been added for Major Facility Recipients;
- Extension of financial and other reporting (# 10) has been supplemented with information on the processing of payments via NSF’s Award Cash Management Service; and
- Extension of closeout (# 12) has new guidance extending award closeout from 120 days to 180 days.
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