National Science Foundation (NSF)
The National Science Foundation (NSF) proposal and award guidelines can be found in the following documents:
While this version of the PAPPG becomes effective on December 26, 2014, in the interim, the guidelines contained in NSF 14-1 continue to apply. NSF will ensure that the NSF 14-1 remains on their website, with a notation to proposers that specifies when this new PAPPG becomes effective.
Summary of Significant Changes and Clarifications - Grant Proposal Guide (GPG) and Award and Administration Guide (AAG)
Given the extensive nature of the changes made to implement the Uniform Guidance and other important revisions, you are encouraged to review the chapter by chapter summary of the changes provided in this link.
(FOR ALL PROPOSALS SUBMITTED OR DUE ON OR AFTER 2-24-14)
Log-in to the NSF FastLane Proposals, Awards and Status page.
Log-in for research.gov for NSF reporting functions. The Research.gov Demo Site is available for awardees to practice preparing, submitting and reviewing NSF project reports.
Effective July 1, 2008, all new NSF grants and funding increments on existing NSF research grants to organizations subject to 2 CFR Part 215 will incorporate by reference the Research Terms and Conditions and the NSF Agency Specific Requirements dated July 2008 or later.
Updated information from the Directorate for Biological Sciences regarding Data Management Plans (as of 2/20/13) can be found by reviewing the linked memo.