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National Science Foundation Headquarters Moving to Alexandria, VA


May 25, 2017

Important Notice to Presidents of Universities and Colleges and Heads of Other National Science Foundation Grantee Organizations

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is moving its headquarters to Alexandria, Virginia. NSF will have a new mailing address effective Monday, October 2, 2017, as follows:

National Science Foundation
2415 Eisenhower Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22314 

Email addresses and phone numbers for NSF employees and NSF offices will not change. NSF plans to minimize the move’s impact on the research community as much as possible. 

For additional information, read the NSF Important Notice No. 139.

The U.S. National Science Foundation propels the nation forward by advancing fundamental research in all fields of science and engineering. NSF supports research and people by providing facilities, instruments and funding to support their ingenuity and sustain the U.S. as a global leader in research and innovation. With a fiscal year 2020 budget of $8.3 billion, NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 40,000 competitive proposals and makes about 11,000 new awards. Those awards include support for cooperative research with industry, Arctic and Antarctic research and operations, and U.S. participation in international scientific efforts.

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