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NSF by the Numbers

Provides statistical and funding information for awards, NSF-funded institutions, funding rate, proposals evaluated, and obligations by fiscal year

Numbers by State includes Award, Proposal and Budget Data.
Numbers by State





Yearly trend lines for Proposals Evaluated, New Awards Funded, Funded Institutions, and more. 




Details includes award information such as Award Duration, Institution, Obligation Amount and more by fiscal year.



NSF’s Agency Priority Goal to improve representation in the scientific enterprise by making changes that will lead to an increase in proposal submissions from underrepresented and underserved applicants and communities.
APG Goals



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New! Search for an Institution and see summary information about their history of activity with NSF.
Institution Factsheet





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These reports to the National Science Board include data on proposals and awards and other pertinent information, as well as descriptions of special activities that NSF has undertaken in support of the merit review process
Merit Review Reports