Budgeting for archiving in NSF DEL proposals

Acknowledgment Statement from NSF DEL Program Officer:

  • DELAMAN archives have agreed on a fee of up to 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 up to 8% of direct costs (negotiable on a case-by-case basis with individual archives).
  • Please contact the target archive as soon as possible before writing your grant application.
  • This will apply only to senior proposals and to Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant proposals at this time (but not to Fellowships proposals).