Summer Grant Proposal Submissions

Due to the high number of proposals submitted during the summer, please contact Ana Puig in OER if you intend to pursue a grant.  Advanced notice will help with preparations to provide services to all. Also, if you have not already done so, please send a Capital Needs form for each submission.

We look forward to working with you!

Read more Releases New Mobile App

The new mobile app allows you to search, subscribe to, and share federal funding opportunities. Download the mobile app on Google Play or Apple’s App Store.

Using Quick Search, you can search for specific topics or funding agencies. If you see a potential opportunity, you can subscribe to get alerts if the funding agency makes updates to the announcement. You can also share opportunities with colleagues.

Read more Offers New Discussion Forum is offering a new discussion forum providing a community space for both applicants and grantors to communicate and share resources.

Some functions of the discussion forum include a list of categories where you can post comments or questions, a subscribe option to receive notices about a specific thread of interest, a place where experienced applicants can share resources and advice with new applicants. Applicants can also converse with grant funding agencies.

The discussion forum is accessible under the Connect tab after you log into your account.

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NSF Revises Award Terms and Conditions

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has revised its Award Terms and Conditions. The revised documents are available on the NSF Policy Office Award Conditions website. The revised Award Terms and Conditions will apply to all new NSF awards and funding amendments to existing NSF awards made on or after May 14, 2018.

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Draft NSF PAPPG Published in the Federal Register for Public Comment

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has published notice in the Federal Register of the availability of the “For Comment” version of the Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) anticipated effective January 2019.

The 60-day comment period runs through July 13, 2018.

Written comments should be addressed to Suzanne Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Room W18253, Alexandria, VA 22314, or by email to

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NCES Announces the 2018 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) announces the 2018 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference, July 2527 at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC. The theme of this year’s conference is “Visualizing the Future of Education through Data.” The conference is free and open to the public.

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Save the Date: Fall 2018 NSF Grants Conference

The National Science Foundation (NSF) will hold its 50th Anniversary, Fall 2018 Conference November 8­–9 in New Orleans, LA.

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Awarded Projects for May 2018

Congratulations to Tim Jacobbe for his subcontract award IES Flow Through from Florida State University; Dennis Kramer for his award from Take Stock in Children; and Christy Gabbard for her award from the Florida Department of Education.

For more details, see the Awarded Projects table.

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Submitted Projects for May 2018

Best wishes to Dorothy Espelage and Philip Poekert for their subcontract proposal NIH Flow Through from the University of Oregon; Joni Splett for her subcontract proposal NIMHD Flow Through from the Medical University of South Carolina; Holly Lane for her proposal Patterson Foundation Flow Through from the UF Foundation; Christy Gabbard for her proposals to the Florida Department of Education; Philip Poekert for his proposal to the School Board of Seminole County; Philip Poekert for his proposal to the Children’s Services Council of Florida; Philip Poekert for his proposal to Bright from the Start Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning; and Carma Bylund-Lincoln, Alyson Adams, Jason Arnold, and Peter Carek for their proposal to the National Institutes of Health.

For more details, see the Submitted Projects table.

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