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Office of Extramural Programs

NIFA's Office of Extramural Programs (OEP) provides leadership and management oversight for NIFA-supported financial assistance programs.

Awards Management Branch


Policy and Oversight Branch

Policy Staff (PS)


Oversight Staff (OS)


Financial Operations Branch

Formula Funds Staff (FFS)


Funds Management Staff (FMS)

  • Authorizes all payments to grantees and oversees financial reporting.
  • Authorizes all new and future year payments to grantees and oversees financial reporting.
  • Maintains the official accounting record.


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Andrea Brandon, Deputy Administrator

All Office of Extramural Programs Staff


Phone: 202-720-9181
Fax: 202-401-7752

Mailing Address:
Office of Extramural Programs
1400 Independence Ave., SW., Stop 2299
Washington, DC 20250-2299

Express Mail:
Office of Extramural Programs
Waterfront Centre
Room 2183
800 9th St., SW.
Washington, DC 20024

Awards Management Branch
Phone: 202-401-4986
Fax: 202-401-1804
E-mail:Lashawn Powell

Policy and Oversight Branch
Phone: 202-205-5667
Fax: 202-401-7752
E-mail: Joseph Perez

Financial Operations Branch
Phone: 202-401-4527
Fax: 202-401-3481
E-mail: Mary Elizabeth Bell