Dear Investigators and Research Administrators,


We are now receiving sponsor specific COVID-19 information, mostly in the form of FAQs and descriptions of grantee flexibilities.


To avoid overwhelming everyone with these general and broad announcements, SPA has created the following webpage where sponsoring agency announcements will be posted.


·       SPA Covid-19 Sponsoring Agency Updates.


Urgent or very specific agency directives will continue to be forwarded to the research community thru our several list servs, for example SPANews.


Specific Grant Questions:


If you have any specific questions about your grants, please do not hesitate to contact SPA’s Leadership Team or reach out to your assigned SPA Research Administrator.


Julie Macy, Team Lead, Proposal Preparation and Award Management

[log in to unmask])">Emily Trantum, Team Lead, Award Acceptance, Setup and Outgoing Subawards

Linda Serrantonio, Team Lead, Research Finance and Reporting

Sonya Stern, Director, Sponsored Project Administration


Below are 3 new agency messages received and now posted.



·       Energy - Office of Science: Accommodating Interruption to Applicants- Awardees due to COVID-19


·       Assistant Administrator for Procurement Message on Coronavirus


·       USAMRAA - COVID-19 FAQs for Grants and Cooperative Agreements


Thank You,




Brian Prindle, MBA, CRA | Executive Director | Signing Official

University of Vermont

Research Administration and Integrity

Office of the Vice President for Research

340 Waterman | 85 South Prospect Street

Burlington, VT 05405-0160

P: 802-656-1435 | [log in to unmask]



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