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Broadening Participation Outreach


The Foundation sponsors outreach events to gather community feedback for new programs, as well as to identify specific concerns within the community.

  • The Office of Budget, Finance and Award Oversight (BFA) conducts outreach activities to educate the community about funding opportunities and policies and procedures, as well as to help investigators submit more competitive proposals. BFA outreach activities are availiable at /bfa/dias/policy/outreach.jsp.

  • The Office of Legislative and Public Affairs conducts "NSF Days" to acquaint diverse institutions and regions of the country with research and education programs. "NSF Days" information is available at /events/event_group.jsp?group_id=20013&org=NSF.

  • NSF Programs and divisions sponsor workshops to encourage the community to identify new areas of research and education (as an example, the Division of Materials Research lists their workshops at /mps/dmr/reports.jsp).

Outreach Events

NSF continually sponsors outreach events. Use the links below to view the NSF Events calendar for specific outreach events over the next three months. Use your browser's Back button to return to this page.


For further information concerning NSF's Broadening Participation programs, please contact:

Dr. Wanda E. Ward
National Science Foundation
Phone: 703-292-8003

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