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NSF systems restored, some deadlines deferred

July 25, 2016

A power failure in the NSF Data Center on Thursday, July 21, caused all servers to shut down. All NSF systems are now available.

Read advisories on and for information on deferred proposal deadlines and other business.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering. In fiscal year (FY) 2018, its budget is $7.8 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 50,000 competitive proposals for funding and makes about 12,000 new funding awards.

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