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3.2 Period of Availability of Funds

Project Extension Guidance

  • The maximum extension allowable for any project period is generally 12 months.
  • Generally, requests for retroactive extension of project periods will not be considered.
  • Generally, only one extension per award will be permitted.
  • A request for an extension of the project period of a program beyond 12 months must be justified by circumstances beyond the control of the recipient and subrecipient.
  • Extension of the liquidation period may be allowable for awards if approved by the awarding agency (this includes the OVC State Victim Assistance Formula Grant Program and State Victim Compensation Formula Grant Program).

Note: not applicable to COPS Office awards.