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Cooperative Support Branch

Branch Chief: William Kinser
Deputy Branch Chief: Eddie Whitehurst

CSB Staff

MISSION STATEMENT

To provide dedicated support tailored to meet the award and administration needs of the cooperative agreements within the portfolio of large facilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Cooperative Support Branch (CSB) is responsible for negotiation, award, administration, monitoring and oversight of complex cooperative agreements for Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs), major research facilities and other large facilities in various stages in the facilities lifecycle.

SUPPORTED RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE

NSF is a primary supporter of forefront instrumentation, facilities and infrastructure for the academic research and education communities across all areas of science and engineering. NSF major research infrastructure investments provide state-of-the-art equipment and multi-user research facilities, such as distributed instrumentation networks, arrays, accelerators, telescopes, research vessels, aircraft, and earthquake simulators for research and education.

RESOURCES

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF NSF COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR GRANTS AND COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

  • 2 CFR, Part 200 -Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (2 CFR 200)

NSF POLICIES AND PROCEDURES