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Tri-Agency financial reporting extensions

April 20, 2020

Please note, details in this announcement are now out-of-date. For current information, please review the announcement for Tri-Agency financial reporting extensions for 2020-2021.

In light of disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada’s tri-agency federal research grant and funding agencies have extended deadlines for financial report submissions. 

CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC extensions

The deadline has been extended to September 30, 2020 for those submitting financial reporting forms 300 and 301 for the 2019-2020 (April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020) Annual Reconciliation of Active Awards. This extension applies to the following agencies:

  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), including the Canada Research Chairs (CRC).

CFI extension

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has extended the submission deadline to September 15, 2020 for interim financial report and infrastructure operating fund annual report submissions.

Important: Please note the CFI extension is applicable only to projects with actual end dates no later than March 31, 2021. In all other cases, finalized financial reports are to be submitted within nine months of a project’s actual end date.


For more information, please refer to your grant or funding agency website:

If you have additional questions, please contact your research financial analyst.