COVID-19 Information for Sponsored Programs

OSP is monitoring the release of information related to COVID-19 from the University of Pittsburgh and from funding sponsors, including federal agencies. The information below will continue to be updated.

University of Pittsburgh

Power of Pitt COVID-19 information page.

Pitt Research COVID-19 information page.

HRPO COVID-19 Human Subject Research FAQ.

National Institutes of Health

NIH COVID-19 information page.

NIH COVID-19 Grants & Funding page.

NOT-OD-22-112 Clarification and Guidance for Applicants Preparing Applications for the Summer 2022 Due Dates During the COVID-19 Pandemic (released 05-16-2022)

NOT-OD-22-113 Extending the Special Exception to the NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Post-Submission Material Policy During the COVID-19 Pandemic: January 2023 Councils (released 04-25-2022)

NOT-HS-22-010 AHRQ Announces Interest in Health Services Research on Health System and Healthcare Professional Responsiveness to COVID-19 (released 02-18-2022)

NOT-OD-22-062 Further Continuation of Temporary Extension of Eligibility for the NIH K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award During the COVID-19 Pandemic (released 02-07-2022)

NOT-AG-21-061 Notice of Early Expiration of NOT-AG-21-015 "Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Aging-Relevant Behavioral and Social Research on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)" (released 09-10-2021)

Extending the Special Exception to the NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Post-Submission Material Policy During the COVID-19 Pandemic: May 2022 Council (released 8-25-2021)

NOT-HS-21-002 AHRQ Guide Notice on Exception to the Use of the Single IRB Review Requirements During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency (released 11-06-2020)

NOT-OD-21-006 Exceptions to Use of a Single IRB During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency (released 10-23-2020)

NOT-OD-20-164 Policy for Charging Personal Protective Equipment to NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements as Direct Costs (released 09-11-2020)

NOT-OD-20-158 Temporary Extension of Eligibility for the NIH K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award During the COVID-19 Pandemic (released 08-14-2020)

NOT-OD-20-128 Notice of Requirement for Electronic Submission of all Administrative Supplements (released 06-30-2020)

Open Mike: Emerging Research Now Available Through New NIH Preprint Pilot (released 06-09-2020)

Guide Notice of Information Highlighting Harmonization and Data Sharing Expectations for Supplement and Revision Projects Addressing Social, Behavioral, Economic and Health Impacts of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (released 06-10-2020)

NOT-DE-20-025 NIDCR Announces Availability of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)-Related Notices of Special Interest (NOSI) NOT-DE-20-022 and NOT-DE-20-023 (released 05-17-2020)

NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare COVID-19 information.

BEI Resources Coronavirus information.

NIH Fogarty International Center Coronavirus news, funding, and resources for global health researchers

NOT-EY-22-010 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Addressing Accessibility Inequities with COVID Home-Based Testing for Individuals with Visual Impairment (released 02-07-2022)

NOT-CA-20-054 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 (04-28-2020)

NOT-HL-22-007 Notice of Information: Temporary Extension of Eligibility for NHLBI K24 Applicants Due to COVID-19 (released 01-14-2022)

NOT-DE-21-021 Notice to Extend Eligibility for Submission of Pathway to Independence Award Applications (K99/R00) to NIDCR due to Covid-19 disruptions (released 01-14-2022)

NOT-DK-22-016 NIDDK Notice of Continuation of Temporary Extension of Eligibility for the NIH Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01) Award During the COVID-19 Pandemic (released 03-07-2022)

NOT-MH-20-061 Notice Announcing the Availability of Common Data Elements for Research Related to the Public Health Emergency caused by Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Other Department of Health & Human Services Agencies

US DHHS Coronavirus information page.

Administration for Community Living ACL COVID-19 Response page.

Administration for Children and Families (ACF) IM-ACF-OA-2020-02: Important Updates to Administrative Flexibilities identified in IM-ACF-OA-2020-01 (released on 07-24-2020)

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

AHRQ COVID-19 Resources

NOT-HS-20-010 Flexibilities Available to AHRQ Recipients and Applicants Directly Impacted by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Due to Loss of Operations

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Flexibilities Guidance Posted for Applicants and Recipients (released 04-19-2021)

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Information for CDC Applicants and Recipients of CDC Funding (released 03-27-2020)

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services  New and Expanded Flexibilities for Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Federal Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) (released 4-17-2020)

Food & Drug Administration Guidance on Conduct of Clinical Trials of Medical Products during COVID-19 Pandemic (released 03-19-2020)

Health Resources and Services Administration

Updated FAQ: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions – Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (updated 08-13-2020)

COVID-19 Grantee Frequently Asked Questions

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions (released 03-19-2020)

Other Federal Agencies

Acquisition.gov Federal Contracts: Coronavirus Acquisition-Related Information and Resources (released 03-24-2020)

Department of Education 

COVID-19 Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel

Fiscal Operations Report for 2019–20 and Application to Participate for 2021–22 (FISAP) Reporting Instructions and Additional Flexibilities Under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) (08-03-2020)

ARP: American Rescue Plan (HEERF III) (06-01-22)

CRRSAA: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF II) (10-18-21)

CARES Act: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (10-15-21)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) for IES Grantees (released 04-17-2020)

Department of Homeland Security

DHS Coronavirus information page.

FEMA Coronavirus information page.

Department of Defense

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research Grant Guidance for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (released 04-02-2020)

DARPA Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) about COVID-19 (Coronavirus) for DARPA Performers (released 03-19-2020)

USAMRAA COVID-19 Resources

Department of Energy

DOE Coronavirus information page.

OSTI provides a custom search for Coronavirus and Related Biological Research Results and a list of search terms related to coronavirus research. (released 04-30-2019)

Department of Justice OVW COVID-19 Updates

Environmental Protection Agency Frequent Questions about Grants and Coronavirus (07-11-22)

NASA Grants Information

National Endowment for the Arts FAQs and Information for Applicants and Grantees in response to COVID-19 and Resources for Artists and Arts Organizations (released 03-18-2020) 

National Science Foundation Coronavirus Information

Science.gov A federated search that provides access to free journal articles, peer-reviewed accepted manuscripts, and reports of research funded by federal science agencies – has provided a custom search for Coronavirus Related Research. (released 04-30-2019)

Non-federal Agencies

PCORI  Applicant and Awardee FAQs Related to COVID-19 (released 04-02-2020)

Allegheny County DHS COVID-19 Updates for DHS Providers

Grants Plus Emergency Grant Opportunities (released 04-06-2020)

PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) COVID-19 Resources for Businesses, Communities, and Local Governments (07-16-2020)

Funding Opportunities

NIH COVID-19 Funding Opportunities Page

Agency
Opportunity ID
Sponsor Due Date Posted
Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration ETA-TEGL-12-19 National Dislocated Worker Grants Program  Rolling 03-19-2020
Fast Grants Emergent Ventures: Fast Funding for COVID-19 Science Rolling/Ongoing 04-08-2020
FDA NOT-FD-22-016 FDA Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) to update NOT-FD-22-006 with new application due dates for COVID-19 Capacity Building Grants for PAR-18-604 Vet-LIRN Network Capacity-Building Projects (U18) 04-14-2023 07-13-2022
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) NOT-TR-21-017 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Administrative Supplements for the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program to Address COVID-19 Public Health Needs Rolling through 08-16-2024 02-05-2021
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) NOT-AA-22-012 Notice of Special Interest: Research on Alcohol and Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) within the Mission of NIAAA 03-05-2024 05-02-2022
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) PAR-21-276 Limited Competition Emergency Awards: Shared Personal Protective Equipment Resources for COVID-19 Related Vaccine and Treatment Clinical Trials and Clinical Studies (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Rolling 07-19-2021
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering NIH POCTRN Fast-Track Program for COVID-19 Test Development and Distribution Rolling 05-15-2020
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) NOT-HD-21-026 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research on the Impact of the Covid 19 Pandemic and Risks for Abuse and Injury Among Vulnerable Children and Youth 05-08-2024 05-03-2021
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) RFA-DK-22-016 Understanding the Pathophysiology and Clinical Course of New-Onset Diabetes Following COVID-19 (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 12-20-2022 07-18-2022
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) NOT-DA-21-017 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Medical Consequences of Smoking and Vaping Drugs of Abuse in Individuals with HIV and COVID-19
This notice applies to due dates on or after May 5, 2021 and subsequent receipt dates through September 7, 2024. 
See text 02-08-2021
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) NOT-DA-21-018 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Long-Term Neurocognitive Consequences of COVID-19 in Individuals Living with HIV and Substance Use Disorders
This notice applies to due dates on or after May 7, 2021 and subsequent receipt dates through September 7, 2024
See text 02-05-2021
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Notice of Change to PAR-22-112, "Urgent Award: COVID-19 Mental Health Research (R01 Clinical Trial Required)   09-06-2022
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Notice of Change to PAR-22-113, Urgent Award: COVID-19 Mental Health Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)   09-06-2022
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) NOT-MH-21-225 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): COVID-19 Related School Disruptions Impact on Mental Health, Cognitive, Social, and Emotional Development of Children 09-08-2022 04-05-2021
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke NOT-NS-20-074 Notice of Change to Eligible Activity Codes for NOT-NS-20-051 "Notice of Special Interest: Availability of Urgent Competitive Revisions and Administrative Supplements For Research on Biological Effects of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus on the Nervous System" N/A 05-27-2020
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) NOT-DC-20-006 Notice of Eligibility Change for NIDCD Urgent Competitive Revisions and Administrative Supplements for Research on COVID-19 N/A 04-22-2020
NIH PAR-21-275 The Role of Work in Health Disparities in the U.S. (R01 Clinical Trials Optional) varies 06-28-2021
NIH PA-21-232 Comprehensive Care for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus from Populations with Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Various, see notice 05-28-2021
NIH NOT-OD-21-125 Notice of Correction to NOT-OD-21-103, "Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Emergency Competitive Revisions for Community-engaged COVID-19 Testing Interventions among Underserved and Vulnerable Populations – RADx-UP Phase II (Emergency Supplement - Clinical Trial Optional)   05-18-2021
NIH NOT-HD-21-026 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research on the Impact of the Covid 19 Pandemic and Risks for Abuse and Injury Among Vulnerable Children and Youth 05-31-2024 04-27-2021
NIH NOT-MH-21-225 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): COVID-19 Related School Disruptions Impact on Mental Health, Cognitive, Social, and Emotional Development of Children N/A 03-31-2021
NIH NOT-OD-21-052 Reminder – Requesting Extensions for Early Career Scientists Whose Career Trajectories Have Been Significantly Impacted by COVID-19   02-08-2021
NIH NOT-DA-21-011 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Effects of smoking and vaping on the risk and outcome of COVID-19 infection 09-08-2024 01-26-2021
NIH NOT-DE-21-001 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): NIDCR Support for Research on the Physiological Involvement of Oral Cavity in Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) This notice applies to due dates on or after June 5, 2021 and subsequent receipt dates through May 8, 2023. 05-08-2023 01-26-2021
NIH NOT-HD-20-031 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) – Research on Rehabilitation Needs Associated with the COVID-19 Pandemic 05-08-2023 10-02-2020
NIH NOT-OD-20-179 Extending the Special Exception to the NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Post-Submission Material Policy During the COVID-19 Pandemic: August/October 2021 Councils 30 days prior to session date 10-02-2020
NIH PAR-20-312 State Occupational Safety and Health Surveillance Program (U60)
Letter of Intent Due Date(s): 10-20-2020, 08-10-2021, 8-10-2022
Application Due Date(s): 12-16-2020, 09-14-2021, 09-14-2022
See Text 09-29-2020
NIH NOT-HS-20-007 Notice of Intent: Revision Supplements to Existing AHRQ Grants and Cooperative Agreements to Address Health System Responsiveness to COVID-19  N/A 03-26-2020
NIH NOT-HS-20-008 Notice of Intent: New Funding Opportunity Announcement to Support Novel, High-Impact Studies Evaluating Health System and Healthcare Professional Responsiveness to COVID-19  N/A 03-26-2020
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Rapid Access Proposal for COVID-19 Research Rolling 04-08-2020
US Economic Development Administration EDA CARES Act Recovery Assistance
 
Rolling 05-07-2020
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

NOT-FD-22-006 FDA Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) to add COVID-19 Capacity Building Grants to PAR-18-604 Vet-LIRN Network Capacity-Building Projects (Vet-LIRN)

Application Due Dates:
April 15, 2023, July 10, 2023 by 11:59PM Eastern Time.

Various 02-07-2022

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