News Release

NSB Statement of Appreciation to NSF Staff

July 30, 2009

The National Science Board would like to post a memororandum to the entire National Science Fondation Team in recognition of exceptional service to science and engineering and the nation.

NSB Statement of Appreciation to NSF Staff [PDF]

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) 2017, its budget is $7.5 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 48,000 competitive proposals for funding and makes about 12,000 new funding awards.

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