New Proposal Preparation for NSF – FastLane Sundowning

Starting January 2023, all new proposals submitted to the National Science Foundation (NSF) will need to be prepared and submitted through or, as FastLane will no longer be used. The new features will include expanded Where to Apply options, the Project Data form required for proposals, and more. The new system modernizes the user experience and automates compliance checking More information about this change in the proposal submission process is available on NSF’s website. A demo site is also currently available for exploration. NSF is strongly encouraging that researchers begin to use now to facilitate the transition and provide feedback on areas of improvement. OER will continue to facilitate proposal upload for all faculty through this new system.