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FY 2012 Agency Financial Report

Table of Contents

NSF Mission and Vision Statement/About the Cover (79 kb)
About this Report (91 kb)
Table of Contents (53 kb)
A Message from the Director (80 kb)

I. Management's Discussion and Analysis (3.45 MB)
    Agency Overview
        Mission and Vision
        Following the Money
        Organizational Structure
        Management Challenges
        Future Challenges and Opportunities: Vision for 2013 and Beyond
        FY 2012 Strategic Framework
        FY 2012 Progress Toward Strategic and Priority Goals
        Workload and Management Trends
    Financial Discussion and Analysis
        Understanding the Financial Statements
        Limitations of the Financial Statements
        Other Financial Reporting Information
    Systems, Controls, and Legal Compliance
        Statement of Assurance
        Management Assurances
        Improper Payments Elimination Recovery Act of 2010
        Financial System Strategy

II. Financials (2.54 MB)
     A Message from the Chief Financial Officer
     Independent Auditor's Report and Management's Response
     Financial Statements and Notes
        Principal Financial Statements
        Notes to the Principal Financial Statements
        Required Supplementary Stewardship Information
               Stewardship Investments
        Required Supplementary Information
               Deferred Maintenance
               Budgetary Resources by Major Budgetary Accounts
        Other Accompanying Information
               Schedule of Spending

III. Appendices (2 MB)
     1. Summary of NSF FY 2012 Financial Statement Audit and
         Management Assurances
         A. Table 1. Summary of Financial Statement Audit
         B. Table 2. Summary of Management Assurances
     2. Improper Payments Information Act (IPIA) Reporting
     3. Management Challenges
         A. Inspector General Memorandum on FY 2013
             Management Challenges
         B. NSF Response and FY 2012 Management Challenges Report
     4. Undisbursed Balances in Expired Grant Accounts
     5. Performance Goals
     6. Awards to Affiliated Institutions
     7. Patents and Inventions
     8. Acronyms

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