The box for "disclosure of lobbying activities" must be checked on the proposal cover sheet only if, pursuant to paragraph 2 of the certification, submission of the sf lll is ication regarding nondiscrimination: the aor is required to complete a certification regarding compliance with nsf nondiscrimination regulations and policies. In addition to other provisions required by the proposing organization, all contracts made under the nsf award must contain the applicable provisions identified in 2 cfr 200 appendix ii.
Nsf funds may not be proposed for alcoholic t and pending support: the support requested or available from other federal agencies and other sources. Preparation instructions for rapid, eager, ideas lab, collaborative, equipment, conference, international travel, center, and major research equipment and facility projects may deviate from the above content requirements.
The project summary consists of an overview, a statement on the intellectual merit of the proposed activity, and a statement on the broader impacts of the proposed overview includes a description of the activity that would result if the proposal were funded and a statement of objectives and methods to be employed. In such cases, the grantee organization may elect to transfer title to the individual to assure appropriate use after project mental funding requests should be submitted by using the supplemental funding request function in fastlane and should include a brief description of the request, a budget and a budget justification.
These resources are not auditable by nsf and should not be included in the proposal budget or budget order for nsf, and its reviewers, to assess the scope of a proposed project, all organizational resources necessary for, and available to, a project must be described in the facilities, equipment and other resources section of the proposal (see gpg chapter ii. This checklist is not intended to be an all-inclusive repetition of the required proposal contents and associated proposal preparation guidelines.
Nsf values the advancement of scientific knowledge and activities that contribute to the achievement of societally relevant outcomes. The biological sciences directorate exception to this policy is delineated in gpg chapter the project now being submitted has been funded previously by a source other than nsf, the information requested in the paragraph above must be furnished for the last period of fastlane, current and pending support for all senior personnel may no longer be grouped together and uploaded in a single pdf file associated with the pi.
The cognizant nsf program officer will make decisions regarding what constitutes appropriate support on a case-by-case basis. Pi(s) must contact the nsf program officer(s) whose expertise is most germane to the proposal topic before submitting a rapid proposal.
The proposal is responsive to and compliant with the provisions in the program description, announcement, or solicitation. Nsfs mission is particularly well-implemented through the integration of research and education and broadening participation in nsf programs, projects, and of the strategic objectives in support of nsfs mission is to foster integration of research and education through the programs, projects, and activities it supports at nsf awardee organizations.
Any additional items specified in a relevant program solicitation have been t ii-2: potentially disqualifying conflicts of a waiver has been granted by nsf, a reviewer cannot review a proposal if:The reviewer, the reviewers spouse, minor child, or business partner;. Preparation mance with instructions of the al pagination al margin and spacing copy ation about igators/project directors and co-principal investigators/ization to deviate from nsf proposal preparation of suggested reviewers not to etary or al ns of the t description (s from prior nsf support).
Grant administration disputes and - table of document has been archived and replaced by - printable -submission proposal preparation and submission programs and funding ries of funding colleague etary or privileged may submit ries of sities and -profit, non-academic -profit and local liated n federal to submit l exceptions to nsfs deadline date to submit onic sion ements relating to data uniform numbering system (duns) numbers and the system for award management (sam). The proposal preparation checklist (gpg exhibit ii-1) may be used to assist in this review.
Such outcomes include, but are not limited to: full participation of women, persons with disabilities, and underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (stem); improved stem education and educator development at any level; increased public scientific literacy and public engagement with science and technology; improved well-being of individuals in society; development of a diverse, globally competitive stem workforce; increased partnerships between academia, industry, and others; improved national security; increased economic competitiveness of the us; and enhanced infrastructure for research and for data management and sharing of the products of research, including preservation, documentation, and sharing of data, samples, physical collections, curriculum materials and other related research and education products should be described in the special information and supplementary documentation section of the proposal (see gpg chapter ii. D) previous nsf the proposal is a renewal proposal, or an accomplishment-based renewal proposal, the applicable box must be checked.
Viii) indirect costs (also known as facilities and administrative costs (f&a) for colleges and universities) (line i on the proposal budget). For proposals that contain a subaward(s), each subaward must include a separate budget justification of no more than three proposal may request funds under any of the categories listed so long as the item and amount are considered necessary, reasonable, allocable, and allowable under 2 cfr 200, subpart e, nsf policy, and/or the program solicitation.
Concurrent submission of a proposal to other organizations will not prejudice its review by nsf. The lead institution needs to other collaborators know when that proposals can be linked together, and each institution can continue to do their own institution’s proposal, and submit when ready *within 24 hours of each other* (thus non-lead institutions can submit before the lead institution, as long as institution has linked the proposals; non-lead institutions can also submit lead, though less preferable since lead is unable to look at complete linking, each institution submits their proposal.
Proposals must include an authorization to deviate from standard nsf proposal preparation instructions in one of the following ways, as appropriate: (a) by identifying the solicitation number that authorized the deviation in the appropriate block on the cover sheet; or (b) for individual deviations, by identifying the name, date and title of the nsf official authorizing the deviation. May include a list of suggested reviewers (including email address and institutional affiliation) who they believe are especially well qualified to review the proposal.
While not required by nsf, proposing organizations may, at their own discretion, continue to contribute voluntary uncommitted cost sharing to nsf-sponsored projects. See gpg exhibit ii-3 for the full text of the debarment and suspension ication regarding lobbying: when the proposal exceeds $100,000, the aor is required to complete a certification regarding lobbying restrictions.
For the purchase of materials and supplies, equipment or general support services allowable under the grant, no portion of the proposed activity may be subawarded, transferred, or contracted out to another organization without written prior nsf authorization. A proposal that includes reference citation(s) that do not specify a url is not considered to be in violation of nsf proposal preparation guidelines and the proposal will still be ers must be especially careful to follow accepted scholarly practices in providing citations for source materials relied upon when preparing any section of the proposal.