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Crosscutting and NSF-wide Active Funding Opportunities

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This site provides program information for activities sponsored by more than one NSF organization. In addition, all NSF organizations accept proposals that cut across organizational and programmatic boundaries. We suggest that those seeking support for interdisciplinary work not described here consult the NSF program site(s) closest to the science, engineering or education focus of the planned work and contact relevant program officers to discuss submission of a proposal.


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Funding Opportunities
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Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers Program (IUCRC) NSF-wide 20-570 Full Proposal: December 16, 2020 Preliminary Proposal: March 10, 2021 Full Proposal: June 9, 2021 Preliminary Proposal: September 8, 2021
Innovation Corps - National Innovation Network Teams Program (I-CorpsTM Teams) NSF-wide 18-515 Full Proposal: Accepted Anytime
Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program NSF-wide 20-595 Full Proposal: November 4, 2020
Integrative Strategies for Understanding Neural and Cognitive Systems (NCS) Crosscutting 18-533 Waiting for new publication
International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) NSF-wide 20-598 Full Proposal: November 9, 2020 Full Proposal: November 12, 2020 Full Proposal: September 21, 2021
Joint DMS/NIGMS Initiative to Support Research at the Interface of the Biological and Mathematical Sciences (DMS/NIGMS) Crosscutting 20-575
Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Crosscutting 12-524 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Major Research Instrumentation Program: (MRI) NSF-wide 18-513 Full Proposal: January 19, 2021
Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-1 (Mid-scale RI-1) NSF-wide 19-537
Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-2 (Mid-scale RI-2) NSF-wide 19-542
National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institutes NSF-wide 20-604 Full Proposal: December 4, 2020
National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI) NSF-wide 15-519
National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program NSF-wide 19-522
Navigating the New Arctic (NNA) NSF-wide 20-514
Navigating the New Arctic Community Office (NNA-CO) NSF-wide 20-549
Next Generation Networks for Neuroscience (NeuroNex) Crosscutting 19-563
NSF Convergence Accelerator Pilot Phase II Crosscutting 20-555
NSF Innovation Corps Hubs Program (I-CorpsTM Hubs) NSF-wide 20-529 Full Proposal: April 1, 2021
Origin of Life Crosscutting 16-570 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Partnerships between Science and Engineering Fields and the NSF TRIPODS Institutes NSF-wide Crosscutting 18-542
Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) NSF-wide
Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) NSF-wide 19-506 Full Proposal: January 13, 2021 Full Proposal: July 14, 2021
Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) NSF-wide 16-571
Quantum Leap Challenge Institutes (QLCI) NSF-wide 19-559 Full Proposal: February 1, 2021
Real-Time Machine Learning (RTML) Crosscutting 19-566
Research Coordination Networks Crosscutting 17-594 Full Proposal: Accepted Anytime
Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science Crosscutting 20-584 Full Proposal: September 30, 2020 Full Proposal: September 15, 2021
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) NSF-wide 19-582 Full Proposal: August 25, 2021
Research on Emerging Technologies for Teaching and Learning (RETTL) Crosscutting 20-612 Full Proposal: January 25, 2021
Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships NSF-wide 19-567
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