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NSF FASTLANE Advisories Project Reports Webinar : This is the powerpoint presentation used in the webinars to explain the reason and process for PI's to submit all annual, interim and final reports starting Feb 1, 2013.

Project Outcomes Report: NSF reporting rules requires the submission of a Project Outcomes Report for the General Public. This is a final report that is submitted in addition to your final project report for any awards made or existing awards that receive funding increments or supplements on or after January 4, 2010.

The Project Outcomes Report serves as a brief summary, prepared specifically for the public, of the nature and outcomes of your NSF-funded project. The report must be submitted within 90 days after the expiration date of any project.

You are required to prepare and submit your report using Log in as an NSF User with your NSF ID to get started. Delays in the submission of the Project Outcomes Report may result in funding and other delays in the administration of this and other awards. Be advised that failure to submit Project Outcomes Reports will impede your ability to receive new funding. 

This report will be posted on exactly as it is submitted and will be accompanied by the following disclaimer: 

"This Project Outcomes Report for the General Public is displayed verbatim as submitted by the Principal Investigator (PI) for this award. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this Report are those of the PI and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation; NSF has not approved or endorsed its content." " posted 8/1/12

Merit Review Criteria:Important Notice 132, Implementation of Revised National Science Board-approved Merit Review Criteria : posted 3/27/12

NSF Data Management policy site for each directorate. posted 5/16/11

NSF "voluntary" cost share policy for PUI's as Jan 18, 2011 posted 12/7/10
PUI's are no longer allowed to include voluntary cost share (in-kind, financial or personnel) for the proposed project on the budget justification. Any reference to such costs must be included on the "Facilities, Equipment & Other Resources" page and must not reference cost, date of acquisition or whether the resources are currently available or would be provided upon receipt of the grant.


NIH Policy Updates

NIH SF424 (R&R) Application Guide

NIH eRACommons "LikeThis"
- posted 8/9/12
"A thesaurus-based search tool that allows you to find similar funded projects and publications. You can enter scientific text or select one of your assigned projects to retrieve a listing of similar funded projects and/or publications. In addition, a list of scientific terms with synonyms and scaled weights is generated based off of your scientific text. You can enter scientific text or select one of your projects to retrieve a listing of similar funded projects and/or publications."