Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 22-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after October 4, 2021. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 22-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.

NEON O&M Competition Solicitation Update

August 5, 2021

August 5, 2021

Due to continued uncertainties resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and the delays they have caused in the competition for the management and operations of the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON), the National Science Foundation (NSF) has released a new solicitation – NSF 21-603. Revisions to the solicitation include

  • new deadline dates for submission of Letters of Intent and full proposals;
  • revised funding amounts and award start date;
  • an updated description of the informational site visits;
  • clarified instructions about what should be included in the Facilities, Equipment and Other Resources section of the proposal; and
  • updated references to key documents.

If you have any questions, please contact Roland P. Roberts, NEON Operations Program Director, at