NSF Advanced Informal STEM Learning (AISL)

NSF 20-607


1. NEW: The restriction on the number of proposals for which an organization may be the lead has been lifted.

2. NEW: Allowable Supplementary Documentation: The mechanism by which projects could have submitted a DVD/CD as supplementary documentation has changed. These allowable materials can now be submitted electronically.

3. REMINDER: All submitters must use Fastlane or Grants.gov to submit their proposal.

4. The AISL program prefers collaborative proposals to be submitted using the single-entity option. For collaborative proposals uploaded as separate submissions from multiple organizations, the minimum one-year budget amount is $75,000 for each organization for each project year. Any proposal submitted in response to this solicitation should be submitted in accordance with the revised NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 20-1), which is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after June 1, 2020.

Who May Serve as PI:

  • There are no restrictions or limits.
  • Limit on Number of Proposals per Organization: There are no restrictions or limits.
  • Limit on Number of Proposals per PI or Co-PI: 3
    • An individual may be included as a Principal Investigator (PI) /co-PI on no more than three (3) proposals submitted to the program deadline.



Date Open: 
Monday, August 31, 2020
National Science Foundation
Agency Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Limit per Institution: 
no longer limited