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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 - Auguest/September 2017
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Document Type: Policies and Procedures 
Document Number: nsf17119
Document History: Posted: August 14, 2017. Replaces: nsf17084.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for Developing a National Research Infrastructure for Neuroscience (NeuroNex) Cooperative Agreement(s) (NSF 16-569)
Available Formats: PDF
Document Type: Policies and Procedures View Program Page
Document Number: NSF16569TPTC000
Document History: Posted: July 24, 2017.

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.

Large Facilities Manual (March 2017)
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Document Type: Policies and Procedures 
Document Number: nsf17066
Document History: Posted: April 10, 2017. Replaces: nsf15089.

Prospective New Awardee Guide (January 2017)
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Document Type: Policies and Procedures 
Document Number: pnag171
Document History: Posted: March 29, 2017. Replaces: pnag161.

Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) Sample and Data Policy
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Document Type: 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.
Document History: Posted: December 5, 2016. Replaces: grantsgovguide0116.

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
Document History: Posted: October 25, 2016. Replaces: nsf16001.

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)
Available Formats: PDF
Document Type: Policies and Procedures 
Document Number: NSF0836064FATC001
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)
Available Formats: PDF
Document Type: 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.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for the Innovation Corps - National Innovation Network Nodes Program (NSF 16-539) Cooperative Agreement(s)
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Document Type: Policies and Procedures View Program Page
Document Number: NSF16539TPTC000
Document History: Posted: September 15, 2016.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for the Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG), January 2016, (NSF 16-1)Cooperative Agreement(s)
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Document Type: Policies and Procedures 
Document Number: NSF16001TPTC000
Document History: Posted: September 12, 2016.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for the Geoinformatics (GI) (NSF 11-581) Cooperative Agreement(s)
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Document Type: Policies and Procedures View Program Page
Document Number: NSF11581TPTC000
Document History: Posted: September 12, 2016.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for the ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers (ADVANCE) - Institutional Transformation (ADVANCE IT) (NSF 14-573) Cooperative Agreement(s)
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Document Type: Policies and Procedures View Program Page
Document Number: NSF14573TPTC000
Document History: Posted: September 12, 2016.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for the Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation  S2I2 (SI2-S2I2) (NSF 15-553) Cooperative Agreement(s)
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Document Type: Policies and Procedures View Program Page
Document Number: NSF15553TPTC000
Document History: Posted: September 9, 2016.

Dear Colleague Letter: National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) Implementation
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Document Type: Policies and Procedures 
Document Number: nsf16128
Document History: Posted: August 29, 2016.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Administrative Guide for Fellows and Coordinating Officials
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Document Type: Policies and Procedures 
Document Number: nsf16104
Public Comment: This document references program solicitation NSF 16-588, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).
Document History: Posted: July 20, 2016. Replaces: nsf13085.

Dear Colleague Letter: Call for Submission of Conference Proposals to Inform the Design and Success of the Alliances and National Network for NSF INCLUDES
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Document Type: Policies and Procedures 
Document Number: nsf16081
Document History: Posted: May 10, 2016.

Award Specific Financial and Administrative Terms and Conditions (FATCs) for the Management and Operation of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO)  NSF Cooperative Agreement AST-1519126
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Document Type: Policies and Procedures 
Document Number: nsf1519126fatc000
Document History: Posted: April 1, 2016.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for the EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: Track-1 (RII Track-1) (NSF 15-566) Cooperative Agreement(s)
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Document Type: Policies and Procedures View Program Page
Document Number: NSF15566TPTC000
Document History: Posted: March 17, 2016.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for the Materials Innovation Platforms (NSF 15-522) Cooperative Agreement(s)
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Document Type: Policies and Procedures View Program Page
Document Number: NSF15522TPTC000
Document History: Posted: March 3, 2016.

Meeting NSF's Technical Reporting Requirements
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Document Type: Policies and Procedures 
Document Number: nsf16040
Document History: Posted: January 28, 2016. Replaces: nsf13094.

Grants.gov Application Guide - January 2016
Available Formats: PDF
Document Type: Policies and Procedures 
Document Number: grantsgovguide0116
Public Comment: Effective for proposals submitted or due on or after January 25, 2016. For proposals submitted or due prior to January 25, 2016, the guidelines in grantsgovguide1214 apply. For proposals submitted or due on or after January 30, 2017, the guidelines in grantsgovguide0117 apply.
Document History: Posted: November 24, 2015. Replaces: grantsgovguide1214. Replaced By: grantsgovguide0117.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for the Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide  Grant Proposal Guide (PAPPG-GPG or GPG), December 2014, (NSF 15-1), Cooperative Agreement(s)
Available Formats: PDF
Document Type: Policies and Procedures 
Document Number: NSF15001TPTC000
Document History: Posted: October 1, 2015.

Award Specific Financial and Administrative Terms and Conditions (FATCs) for the Management and Operation of the National Optical Astronomy Observatory - NSF Cooperative Agreement AST-1546092
Available Formats: PDF
Document Type: Policies and Procedures 
Document Number: nsf1546092fatc000
Document History: Posted: September 25, 2015.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for the Consortium for Advanced Manufacturing Foresights: Defining the Critical Needs of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Community (NSF 15-565) Cooperative Agreement(s)
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Document Type: Policies and Procedures View Program Page
Document Number: NSF15565TPTC000
Document History: Posted: September 10, 2015.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for the Centers for Chemical Innovation (CCI): Chemistry as the Driver for Transformative Research and Innovation (NSF 14-583) Cooperative Agreement(s)
Available Formats: PDF
Document Type: Policies and Procedures View Program Page
Document Number: NSF14583TPTC000
Document History: Posted: September 4, 2015.

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