NSF: Collections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR) NSF 15-577
The Collections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR) Program provides funds: 1) for improvements to secure and organize collections that are significant to the NSF BIO-funded research community; 2) to secure collections-related data for sustained, accurate, and efficient accessibility to the biological research community; and 3) to transfer ownership of collections.
The CSBR program provides for enhancements that secure and improve existing collections, improves the accessibility of digitized specimen-related data, and develop better methods for specimen curation and collection management.
USC may submit no more than three applications in response to this program announcement. Your application submission MUST be coordinated with the Office of the Vice President for Research. Please send a two page abstract via email to Richard White (firstname.lastname@example.org) by July 7, 2017. In addition to the 2-page abstract, you should also submit a biosketch for the PI.
NSF has indicated a letter of intent is NOT REQUIRED and a full proposal is due August 14, 2017. For more information: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2015/nsf15577/nsf15577.htm>