April 30, 2021

NSF: Disaster Relief Flexibilities

The National Science Foundation implementation of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Memorandum, M-21-20, “Promoting Public Trust in the Federal Government through Effective Implementation of the American Rescue Plan Act and Stewardship of the Taxpayer Resources, Appendix 3 - Disaster Relief Flexibilities to Reduce Burden for Financial Assistance” dated March 19, 2021 is now available on the NSF Coronavirus Information page.

The exceptions identified by NSF apply to NSF recipients with COVID-19 related federal financial assistance awards. Flexibilities related to NSF’s implementation of OMB Memorandum M-21-20 include:

  • Delay of the completion and submission of the Single Audit reporting package
  • Extensions of deadlines for certain funding opportunities
  • Extension of the biennial physical inventory

For a complete listing see: NSF Implementation of OMB Memorandum M-21-20.