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NSF Grants.gov Application Guide - October 2021

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Document Number:
grantsgovguide1021
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Effective for proposals submitted or due on or after October 4, 2021.

For proposals submitted prior to October 4, 2021, the guidelines in grantsgovguide1020 apply.

Document History: Posted:
July 30, 2021.
Replaces:
grantsgovguide1020.

Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG)

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Policies and Procedures 
Document Number:
nsf22001
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Effective October 4, 2021.
Document History: Posted:
June 22, 2021.
Replaces:
nsf20001.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES) NSF INCLUDES Alliances, (NSF 18-529) Cooperative Agreement(s)

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Policies and Procedures  View Program Page
Document Number:
NSF18529TPTC000
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Document History: Posted:
April 16, 2021.

NSF/BFA Business Systems Review (BSR) Guide

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Document Number:
nsf21046
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Document History: Posted:
February 5, 2021.
Replaces:
nsf13100.

NSF Grants.gov Application Guide - October 2020

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Policies and Procedures 
Document Number:
grantsgovguide1020
Public Comment:

Effective for proposals submitted or due on or after October 4, 2021.

For proposals submitted prior to October 4, 2021, the guidelines in grantsgovguide1020 apply.

Effective for proposals submitted or due on or after October 5, 2020.

For proposals submitted prior to October 5, 2020, the guidelines in grantsgovguide0620 apply.

Document History: Posted:
September 16, 2020.
Replaces:
grantsgovguide0620.
Replaced By:
grantsgovguide1021.

Prospective New Awardee Guide (June 2020)

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Policies and Procedures 
Document Number:
nsf20032
Document History: Posted:
June 4, 2020.
Replaces:
nsf18033.

Joint DMS/NIGMS Initiative to Support Research at the Interface of the Biological and Mathematical Sciences (DMS/NIGMS)

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Policies and Procedures  View Program Page
Document Number:
nsf20575
Document History: Posted:
May 13, 2020.
Replaces:
nsf18566.

Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), June 2020

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Document Type:
Policies and Procedures 
Document Number:
nsf20001
Public Comment:
Effective June 1, 2020. For proposals submitted or due, on or after October 4, 2021, the guidelines in PAPPG 22-1 apply.
Document History: Posted:
January 24, 2020.
Replaces:
nsf19001.

NSF Cooperative Agreement AST1928936 - Continuation of Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs)

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Policies and Procedures 
Document Number:
nsf1928936TPTC000
Document History: Posted:
November 6, 2019.

Major Facilities Guide (MFG) (September 2019)

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Policies and Procedures 
Document Number:
nsf19068
Document History: Posted:
October 1, 2019.
Replaces:
nsf17066.

Conflicts of Interest and Standards of Ethical Conduct (NSF Manual 15)

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Document Number:
manual15
Public Comment:
Manual 15, August 1, 2019.
Document History: Posted:
August 1, 2019.

Dear Colleague Letter: Research Protection

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Policies and Procedures 
Document Number:
nsf19200
Document History: Posted:
July 11, 2019.

NSF Proposal and Award Policy Newsletter - May 2018

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Document Type:
Policies and Procedures 
Document Number:
nsf18078
Document History: Posted:
May 29, 2018.
Replaces:
nsf18032.

NSF Proposal and Award Policy Newsletter - November/December 2017

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Document Type:
Policies and Procedures 
Document Number:
nsf18032
Document History: Posted:
December 20, 2017.
Replaces:
nsf17119.
Replaced By:
nsf18078.

Grants.gov Application Guide - January 2018

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Policies and Procedures 
Document Number:
grantsgovguide0118
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Effective for proposals submitted or due on or after January 29, 2018. For proposals submitted or due prior to January 29, 2018, the guidelines in grantsgovguide0117 apply. For proposals submitted or due on or after February 25, 2019, the guidelines in grantsgovguide0219 apply.
Document History: Posted:
December 15, 2017.
Replaces:
grantsgovguide0117.
Replaced By:
grantsgovguide0219.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for the Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSECs), (NSF 16-545) Cooperative Agreements

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Policies and Procedures  View Program Page
Document Number:
nsf16545tptc000
Document History: Posted:
September 25, 2017.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for the Centers for Chemical Innovation (CCI), (NSF 16-568) Cooperative Agreement(s)

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Policies and Procedures  View Program Page
Document Number:
nsf16568tptc000
Document History: Posted:
September 25, 2017.

Important Notice No. 140: Training in Responsible Conduct of Research - A Reminder of the NSF Requirement

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Document Type:
Policies and Procedures 
Document Number:
in140
Document History: Posted:
August 18, 2017.

NSF Proposal and Award Policy Newsletter - August/September 2017

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Document Type:
Policies and Procedures 
Document Number:
nsf17119
Document History: Posted:
August 14, 2017.
Replaces:
nsf17084.
Replaced By:
nsf18032.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for Developing a National Research Infrastructure for Neuroscience (NeuroNex) Cooperative Agreement(s) (NSF 16-569)

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Policies and Procedures  View Program Page
Document Number:
NSF16569TPTC000
Document History: Posted:
July 24, 2017.

NSF Proposal and Award Policy Newsletter - May/June 2017

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Document Type:
Policies and Procedures 
Document Number:
nsf17084
Document History: Posted:
May 26, 2017.
Replaces:
nsf17064.
Replaced By:
nsf17119.

Important Notice No. 139: National Science Foundation Headquarters Moving to Alexandria, Virginia

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Document Type:
Policies and Procedures 
Document Number:
in139
Document History: Posted:
May 23, 2017.

NSF Proposal and Award Policy Newsletter - February/March 2017

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Document Type:
Policies and Procedures 
Document Number:
nsf17064
Document History: Posted:
March 16, 2017.
Replaced By:
nsf17084.

Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) Sample and Data Policy

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Policies and Procedures 
Document Number:
nsf17037
Document History: Posted:
December 15, 2016.
Replaces:
nsf11060.

Grants.gov Application Guide - January 2017

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Document Type:
Policies and Procedures 
Document Number:
grantsgovguide0117
Public Comment:
Effective for proposals submitted or due on or after January 30, 2017. For proposals submitted prior January 30, 2017, the guidelines in grantsgovguide0116 apply. For proposals submitted or due on or after January 29, 2018, the guidelines in grantsgovguide0118 apply.
Document History: Posted:
December 5, 2016.
Replaces:
grantsgovguide0116.
Replaced By:
grantsgovguide0118.

Important Notice No. 138: Revision of the Major Research Equipment and Facilities Construction (MREFC) Eligibility Threshold

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Document Type:
Policies and Procedures 
Document Number:
in138
Document History: Posted:
December 2, 2016.

Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), January 2017

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Document Type:
Policies and Procedures 
Document Number:
nsf17001
Public Comment:
Effective January 30, 2017. For proposals submitted or due, or awards made, on or after January 29, 2018, the guidelines in PAPPG 18-1 apply.
Document History: Posted:
October 25, 2016.
Replaces:
nsf16001.
Replaced By:
nsf18001.

Award Specific Financial and Administrative Terms and Conditions (FATCs) for the Management and Operation of the Green Bank Observatory (GBO) and Long Baseline Observatory (LBO) - NSF Cooperative Agreement AST-0836064 (Continued)

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Policies and Procedures 
Document Number:
NSF0836064FATC001
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Document History: Posted:
October 5, 2016.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for the Science and Technology Centers Program (STC): Integrative Partnerships (NSF 14-600) Cooperative Agreement(s)

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Policies and Procedures  View Program Page
Document Number:
NSF14600TPTC000
Document History: Posted:
September 23, 2016.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for the Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) (NSF 15-593) Cooperative Agreement(s)

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Document Type:
Policies and Procedures  View Program Page
Document Number:
NSF15593TPTC000
Document History: Posted:
September 15, 2016.
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