Budgeting for archiving in NSF DEL proposals

Acknowledgment Statement from NSF DEL Program Officer:

  • DELAMAN archives have agreed on a fee of 8% of the direct cost rate for archiving at initial submission of the proposal.
  • The NSF DEL solicitation (NSF 15-567) encourages PIs to budget for archiving.
  • NSF is aware that PIs will be budgeting for archiving at 8% of direct costs (negotiable on a case-by-case basis).
  • This will apply only to senior proposals and to Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant proposals at this time (but not to Fellowships proposals).
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