Special Observances, Holidays and NSF Campaigns

virtual background to celebrate black history month with a blue background and collage of imagery to the right
National Science Foundation Celebrating Black History Month

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Zoom wallpaper featuring the GRANTED infographic
Growing Research Access for Nationally Transformative Equity and Diversity

Credit: National Science Foundation

Martin Luther King statue placed in the right corner with text to the left MLK Day - remembering the legacy of dr. martin Luther king jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2023 background. Remembering the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Credit: National Science Foundation

National Science Foundation honoring all who served for Veterans Day

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National Science Foundation celebrates LGBTQ+ Pride Month
National Science Foundation celebrates LGBTQ+ Pride Month

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NSF Asian Pacific American Heritage Month virtual background
NSF Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Credit: National Science Foundation

National Science Foundation celebrates Juneteenth

Credit: National Science Foundation

You can be the face of change

Credit: National Science Foundation

We can all be Citizen Scientists. Celebrate Citizen Science Month with NSF.

Credit: National Science Foundation

Mental Health Awareness Month virtual background
Mental Health Awareness Month

Credit: National Science Foundation

Mental Health Awareness Month virtual background
Mental Health Awareness Month

Credit: National Science Foundation

Event Horizon Telescope - Our own black hole
Event Horizon Telescope - Our own black hole

Credit: C. Padilla, NRAO/AUI/National Science Foundation

The Sgr A* Black Hole

Credit: Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration

Science Happens Here Campaign.
Science Happens Here Campaign.

Credit: National Science Foundation

Science Happens Here Campaign.
Science Happens Here Campaign.

Credit: National Science Foundation

NSF mission


NSF’s Core Values

Credit: Nano/Micro Photonics Laboratory, Electrical and Systems Engineering Department, Washington University, St. Louis.

NSF Vision Statement

Credit: Nano/Micro Photonics Laboratory, Electrical and Systems Engineering Department, Washington University, St. Louis.

NSF ranked No. 2 among mid-sized agencies in the 2021 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government® Rankings.

Credit: National Science Foundation

NSF’s Directorate for Education and Human Resources ranked No. 1 among agency subcomponents in the 2021 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government® Rankings.

Credit: National Science Foundation

NSF’s Directorate for Biological Sciences ranked No. 4 among agency subcomponents in the 2021 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government® Rankings.

Credit: National Science Foundation

Credit: National Science Foundation

Credit: National Science Foundation

NSF logo against a black background with a swirl of blue

Credit: National Science Foundation