The following critical FastLane, Research.gov, and Grants.gov system-related deadlines for NSF proposals are rapidly approaching:
FastLane September 29th Deadlines
Friday, September 29, 2023 (5:00 PM submitter’s local time) is the last day to submit proposal file updates and budget revisions in FastLane, withdraw FastLane submitted proposals, and withdraw supplemental funding requests submitted in FastLane. Please see the FastLane System Decommissioning page for additional information.
Friday, September 29, 2023 (11:00 PM Eastern Time) is the last day to access FastLane submitted and in-progress letters of intent, proposals, and supplemental funding requests in FastLane.
FastLane submitted and in-progress letters of intent, proposals, and supplemental funding requests will not be transferred to Research.gov; however, the reviews and summaries for proposals submitted in FastLane will remain available in Research.gov.
Friday, September 29, 2023 (11:00 PM Eastern Time) is the last day to access the FastLane homepage using the www.fastlane.nsf.gov URL. Starting September 30, 2023, the following changes will be implemented:
Please be aware that biographical sketch and current and pending (other) support format is validated for Grants.gov proposals at proposal submission to NSF rather than at document upload as in Research.gov. Grants.gov proposals which include the NSF fillable PDF format will not pass the submission validations after Friday, October 20, 2023 (5:00 PM submitter’s local time). For more information about NSF proposal submissions via Grants.gov, please visit the Grants.gov Proposal Processing in Research.gov informational page.
Questions? If you have IT system-related questions, please contact the NSF Help Desk at 1-800-381-1532 (7:00 AM - 9:00 PM ET; Monday - Friday except federal holidays) or via firstname.lastname@example.org. Policy-related questions should be directed to email@example.com.