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COVID-19 Pandemic - Extension of Administrative Flexibilities
COVID-19 Pandemic – Extension of Administrative Flexibilities Granted to Federal Award Recipients:
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) originally issued three memoranda* allowing Federal agencies to grant various administrative, financial and audit requirement flexibilities to their recipients directly impacted by Covid-19.
*M-20-11 expired June 16, 2020
M-20-17 expires July 26, 2020 except item 6+
M-20-20 expires July 26, 2020 except item 13++
Although research activities are gradually ramping up, the research landscape is ever changing and uncertain due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Hence, M-20-20 has extended the following flexibilities:
+M-20-17 – Item 6, Allowability of salaries and other project activities, extended through September 30, 2020
++ M 20-20 – Item 13, Extension of Single Audit submission through December 31, 2020
To receive the latest updates about these memoranda and to learn how federal agencies have implemented these flexibilities, please refer to the following resource offered by Council on Governmental Relations (COGR).