February 18, 2021

*ADVANCE 20th anniversary seminar series March 3rd to March 31st - Learn more and register for the virtual seminar series  Feel free to join one or more of the talks during Women's History month.  This year marks the 20th anniversary of the ADVANCE program and the 30th year of the Division of Human Resources (HRD) which manages most of the broadening participation programs at NSF.


ADVANCE proposal preparation technical assistance resources:

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.

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

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