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ADVANCE Announcements

May 11, 2021


Lessons Learned from ADVANCE grantees:

 20th Anniversary of ADVANCE recorded presentations from March 2021


Preparing ADVANCE Proposals: Resources and Technical Assistance

ADVANCE proposal preparation technical assistance webinars (click to register):

Adaptation proposal development May 25 2pm-3:30pm EDT  

Partnership proposal development June 1 2pm-3:30pm EDT

    • Note deadlines for Adaptation and Partnership required letters of intent and full proposals below.

Catalyst proposal development June 8 2pm-3:30pm EDT

    • Note that Catalyst proposals are accepted before and after the target date so essentially there is no deadline for Catalyst proposals - please contact the program office to discuss.

Frequently Asked Questions for ADVANCE solicitation NSF 20-554 Always use the solicitation guidelines for proposal preparation and submission. 

Recorded ADVANCE Program Adaptation and Partnership Proposal Preparation Webinar - While this video is meant to provide helpful information as you think about preparing a proposal to NSF ADVANCE, please note that the NSF 20-554 solicitation guidelines must be followed so you need to also review the solicitation thoroughly.


Join the NSF ADVANCE Community!

If you would like to be connected to the NSF ADVANCE community of extraordinary people, you are invited to join the ADVANCE Resource Coordination Network (ARC Network) - you do not need to be a NSF grantee to join!


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 2021 budget of $8.5 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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