Facility and Instrumentation Request Process

Status
Posted
Published Date
July 6th, 2023
Total Funding
$20,000,000.00
Expected No. Awards
15
Opportunity No.
23-602

Agency

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Eligible Applicants

Unrestricted

Funding Category

Science and Technology and other Research and Development

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has posted a grant opportunity titled "Facility and Instrumentation Request Process". This grant aims to provide funding for projects that require access to instrumentation and facilities sponsored by the Facilities for Atmospheric Research and Education (FARE) Program in the Division of Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences (AGS). The FARE program supports the availability of specialized instrumentation and facilities for the atmospheric science research community through the Lower Atmosphere Observing Facilities (LAOF) and the Community Instruments and Facilities (CIF) programs. The Facility and Instrumentation Request Process (FIRP) solicitation offers three proposal submission tracks based on the type and purpose of the request: Track 1-Education and Outreach, Track 2-Single Facility Request, and Track 3-Field Campaigns. Proposals submitted to programs in the Division of Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences (AGS) in the Geosciences Directorate (GEO) will receive preference for funding. It is important to note that all proposals to AGS that require the use of FARE-sponsored assets must be submitted through this solicitation. If you are planning to submit a proposal to a program outside AGS, including NSF-wide or Directorate-wide solicitations, it is advised to contact the FARE program director, Shree Mishra at fare@nsf.gov, to discuss timelines, review process, and budget request for the use of FARE assets. For more information and to access the solicitation, you can visit the additional information URL provided: NSF Publication 23-602. Proposals for this grant opportunity are accepted anytime. For any issues or questions regarding this funding announcement, you can contact NSF grants.gov support at grantsgovsupport@nsf.gov.

Description

The Facility andInstrumentationRequest Process (FIRP)solicitation describes themechanismby which the research community can propose projects that require access toinstrumentation and facilities sponsored by theFacilitiesfor Atmospheric Researchand Education(FARE) Programin theDivision of Atmospheric andGeospaceSciences (AGS). FARE provides funding to a variety of organizations to make specialized instrumentation and facilities available to the atmospheric science research communitythrough the Lower Atmosphere Observing Facilities (LAOF) and the Community Instruments and Facilities (CIF) programs. FIRP allows for parallel evaluation of intellectual merit and broader impacts along with the feasibility of the proposed project. All proposals to AGS that require the use of FARE-sponsored assets must be submitted through this solicitation. The FIRP solicitation offers three proposal submission tracks based on the type and purpose of the request: Track 1-Education and Outreach. Track 2-Single Facility Request. Track 3-Field Campaigns. Preference for funding will be given to proposals submitted to programs in the DivisionofAtmospheric andGeospaceSciences (AGS) in the Geosciences Directorate (GEO).If you are planning to submit a proposal to a program outside AGS, including NSF-wide or Directorate-wide solicitations, please contact the FARE program director, Shree Mishra at fare@nsf.gov to discuss the timelines, review process, andbudget request for the use of FARE assets.

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