How to write a no cost extension letter

Once the request has been reviewed, confirmed, and approved, the request will be submitted to NSF via FastLane. NSF requires that notification of extensions be submitted via FastLane. For NIH, request is due between days prior to award expiration.

Procedures When to Request an NCE It is appropriate to request an NCE for an award that has an approaching expiration date if awarded funds still exist and all project objectives have not been accomplished. An example is provided below. Request falls beyond the required NCE request deadline. This will allow the PI more time to complete the scope of work without requesting additional funds from the sponsor.

Examples of reasons to refuse might include: Example No-Cost Extension Request. It will be necessary to obtain sponsor approval of an NCE in the following situations: The federal sponsor issuing the award does not waive prior sponsor approval for an NCE.

The agency must be informed about the extension at least 10 days prior to the original expiration date of the award. An extension may not be granted solely because there is money left over.

Sample No-Cost Extension (NCE) Request

The amount requested in the extension request appears excessive to the sponsor. A few examples of sponsor deadlines for NCE Requests are provided below: The letter requesting approval for a no-cost extension must reach the sponsor well before the expiration date in order to allow the sponsor time to process the request and inform Yale of the approval before the project period ends.

Extensions may be requested for programmatic reasons only.

No-Cost Extensions

Please notify your ORSP Grant Specialist as soon as possible upon determining the need for an NCE Request in order to ensure adequate time for review, approval, and adherence to sponsor-specific guidelines and electronic systems.

The PI should check for conflict of interest COI issues that may also need to be addressed based on sponsor policy. GANCE requests typically take less time than requests requiring sponsor approval. It is not necessary to request an NCE in between budget periods of a multiple-year award if additional anticipated funding is obligated in the award document and the end date for the authority to spend is earlier than the award expiration date.

Unless sponsor specific guidelines exist for submission of a no-cost extension request, requests for extensions should be processed 30 days before the grant period ends, but no later than 10 days prior.This letter is to request a no-cost extension for the Notice of Award listed above.

Click here to enter text. If you have any questions regarding this request, please feel free to contact Click here to enter text. The purpose of this correspondence is to request a (second, third), ___-month, no-cost extension of the above-referenced grant.

We require this extension in order to (complete a particular aim, re-run crucial experiments whose unexpected outcomes must be verified, prepare, submit, and arrange for publication of scientific manuscripts, etc.). A no-cost extension may be used to extend the budget and project periods of an award for up to 12 months for appropriate reasons detailed below.

Note: once a no-cost extension is in effect, the due. A No-Cost Extension (NCE) is an extension of the period of performance beyond the expiration end date of the award. Extensions are sometimes needed to allow the principal investigator to successfully complete a project. The letter must request a no-cost extension from Dr.

Cèline Gèlinas as the Authorized Institutional Representative. The letter is signed by the PI and delivered to the Research Office. If Dr. Gèlinas approves the extension, she will sign the letter and the investigator’s record in NIH Commons will be updated to reflect the new end date of the grant.

Re: No Cost Extension of Grant (fill in grant number, including current year) Dear (fill in name of Grants Management Specialist/Administrator): We would like to request an additional (fill in number of months up to twelve) no cost extension for (fill in PI’s name).

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How to write a no cost extension letter
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