Division of Chemistry
Chemistry Research Instrumentation and Facilities: Departmental Multi-user Instrumentation
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Important Notice to Proposers
A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), NSF 13-1, was issued on October 4, 2012 and is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 14, 2013. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 13-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.
Please be aware that significant changes have been made to the PAPPG to implement revised merit review criteria based on the National Science Board (NSB) report, National Science Foundation's Merit Review Criteria: Review and Revisions. While the two merit review criteria remain unchanged (Intellectual Merit and Broader Impacts), guidance has been provided to clarify and improve the function of the criteria. Changes will affect the project summary and project description sections of proposals. Annual and final reports also will be affected.
A by-chapter summary of this and other significant changes is provided at the beginning of both the Grant Proposal Guide and the Award & Administration Guide.
The Chemistry Research Instrumentation and Facilities Program (CRIF) is structured to enable the National Science Foundation's Division of Chemistry to respond to a variety of needs for infrastructure that promotes research and education in areas traditionally supported by the Division (NSF Chemistry Homepage).
The Departmental Multi-User Instrumentation component of CRIF (CRIF:MU) provides funds to universities, colleges, and consortia thereof for the purchase of multi-user instruments. The maximum request is $500,000 for instrumentation. Up to an additional $100,000, including indirect cost, may be requested for personnel who are needed to support cyber-enhanced projects if the instrument is cyber-enabled.
Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI)
Chemistry Research Instrumentation and Facilities: Instrument Development (CRIF:ID)
CISE Computing Research Infrastructure
Course, Curriculum and Laboratory Improvement
Earth Sciences Instrumentation and Facilities
Instrument Development for Biological Research
Instrumentation for Materials Research
Instrumentation for Materials Research - Major Instrumentation Projects
Multi-user Equipment and Instrumentation Resources for Biological Sciences
Scientific Computing Research Environments for the Mathematical Sciences
Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer
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Chemistry Research Instrumentation and Facilities