National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

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.


The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center, sponsored by NSF. NCAR is a focal point for research in the field of atmospheric sciences and is located in Boulder, Colorado. About 750 scientists and support personnel work at the center.

NCAR is managed under a cooperative agreement between the Foundation and the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), a nonprofit consortium of North American universities with graduate programs in atmospheric sciences.

Program contacts

Sarah L. Ruth (703) 292-8521 GEO/AGS
Amanda (Manda) S. Adams (703) 292-8521 GEO/AGS
Bernard M. Grant (703) 292-8521 GEO/OAD
Subhashree (Shree) Mishra (703) 292-8521 GEO/AGS
Maria P. Womack (703) 292-8521 GEO/AGS

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