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FAQs on Safe and Inclusive Fieldwork (SAIF) Plans Posted

February 5, 2024

NSF has posted some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding preparation and submission of plans for Safe and Inclusive Fieldwork (SAIF) under the pilot being run by the Directorates for Biological Sciences (BIO) and Geosciences (GEO).

The FAQs can be found at and a PDF version can be found at

What solicitations are part of the pilot?
Please read the "Revision Notes" and "Proposal Preparation" of each solicitation to see if the SAIF Plan is required, and if it is, the date the requirement takes effect.

For further information:
As a reminder, Program Directors from BIO and GEO hosted a virtual office hour to provide information to and answer questions from the community about the pilot. A recording of the session, transcript, and slides can be found at the link above.

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