From: UF Division of Sponsored Programs [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Prindle,Brian E
Sent: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 10:46 AM
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Subject: [UFRESEARCH-L] NSF Releases Revised Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (NSF 17-1)


Forward from the NSF.


Dear Colleagues:


We are pleased to announce that a revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), (NSF 17-1) has been issued.  The PAPPG has been modified in its entirety, to remove all references to the Grant Proposal Guide (GPG) and Award & Administration Guide (AAG).  The document will now be referred to solely as the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide.  The document will be sequentially numbered from Chapter I-XII and all references throughout have been modified to reflect this change. Given the number of important revisions, the community is strongly encouraged to review the by-chapter summary of changes provided at the beginning of the PAPPG. 


The new PAPPG will be effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 30, 2017.  In addition to the significant change mentioned above, other revisions include:



Webinars to brief the community on the new PAPPG will be held on November 7th and January 19th at 1 PM EST Registration is required on the outreach events website.


While this version of the PAPPG becomes effective on January 30, 2017, in the interim, the guidelines contained in the current PAPPG (NSF 16-1) continue to apply.  We will ensure that the current version of the PAPPG remains on the NSF website, with a notation to proposers that specifies when the new PAPPG (including a link to the new Guide) will become effective.


If you have any questions regarding these changes, please contact the Policy Office on (703) 292-8243 or by e-mail to [log in to unmask].




Jean Feldman

Head, Policy Office

Division of Institution and Award Support

Office of Budget, Finance & Award Management