Partial Government Shutdown


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Partial Government Shutdown

The Office of Sponsored Programs is closely monitoring a possible impending Government Shutdown. During a shutdown:

- Active grants/contracts may continue work during the shutdown unless further instructed.

- Affected sponsoring agencies may decide not to allow proposal submissions.

-  Delays and/or lack of communication, approvals or administrative support from affected agencies related to your proposals or awards is possible.

- Payments from affected agencies may be temporarily halted.

A list of affected U.S. departments and general guidance for a shutdown are included below.

We will keep you updated via Yammer and our website - News section. Please plan any submissions accordingly and forward any communications received related to the shutdown and your federal awards to

Thank you.

Affected U.S. Departments & Agencies:

Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration

  • National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
  • US Forest Services (USFS)

Other USDA Agencies

Commerce, Justice, and Science

  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Other Commerce Bureaus & Agencies and DOJ Agencies

Homeland Security

Homeland Security Operational Components

Transportation, Housing and Urban Development

Transportation Administrations

HUD Offices

Interior and Environment

  • Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)
  • Fish & Wildlife (FWS)
  • National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
  • US Geological Survey (USGS)

DOI Bureaus & Offices

State, Foreign Operations

State Dept. Bureaus and Offices 

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