Proposal Submission: Grants.Gov, Research.Gov, Fastlane and ezFedGrants will be up and accepting proposals during the shutdown; this means that it is likely that proposal deadlines will not be extended for agencies using these systems for proposal submission. Please proceed with your proposal submissions in a normal fashion. Agency Help Desks are also operational. If your agency's electronic system isn't listed here, please look at that agency's website or scroll down to the specific agency's information on this site to see if SPA has been informed about the status of that agency's system(s).
Federal Agency Contingency Plans across the Federal Government.
Department of Agriculture Shutdown Plan (December 2017)
System Status: ezFed Grants Available During Shutdown but Unsupported (December 21, 2018)
US Forest Service Furlough Notification (December 26, 2018)
Department of Commerce Shutdown Plan (December 17, 2018)
Department of Homeland Security Shutdown Plan (December 17, 2018)
Guidance for Assistance Agreement Recipients and Fellows (December 31, 2018)
Environmental Protection Agency Shutdown Plan (December 17, 2018)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Shutdown Not Applicable to Certain Named Awards (December 21, 2018)
Department of Interior Shutdown Plan (December 07, 2017)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration Shutdown Plan (December 18, 2018)
NASA Guidance during Shutdown (December 26, 2018)
National Endowment for the Arts Shutdown Plan (September 26, 2018)
National Endowment for the Humanities Shutdown Plan (September 25, 2018)
Information About the Government Shutdown for NSF Proposers and Grantees (December 24, 2018)
Guidance for certain named NSF Cooperative Agreements (December 21, 2018)
National Science Foundation Shutdown Plan (November 16, 2018)
Department of State Shutdown Plan (December 06, 2018)
United States Agency for International Development Shutdown Plan (December 20, 2018)
Department of Transportation Shutdown Plan (December 18, 2018)
Department of Treasury Shutdown Plan (December 08, 2017)
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