Your Guide to NSF Grant Programs

According to, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) provides a full listing of all Federal programs available to State and local governments, federally-recognized Indian tribal governments, territories (and possessions) of the United States, domestic public, quasi-public, private profit and nonprofit organizations and institutions, specialized groups and individuals.

In the blog post, we are sharing the National Science Foundation (NSF) programs that are included in the CFDA. Through grants and cooperative agreements, NSF funds research and education in the field of science and engineering. The NSF funding includes more than 2,000 colleges, universities, K-12 schools, businesses, and other research organizations. 

The following CFDA categories are considered for the NSF grant programs: 

47.041 -- Engineering
47.049 -- Mathematical and Physical Sciences
47.050 -- Geosciences
47.070 -- Computer and Information Science and Engineering
47.074 -- Biological Sciences
47.075 -- Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences
47.076 -- Education and Human Resources
47.079 -- Office of International Science & Engineering
47.083 -- Office of Integrative Activities

So, if you are planning to apply for NSF grants; analyze your grant programs to ensure you are grant ready. Contact us today, we can help you with RFP analysis, grant readiness, Fastlane application, budget, and grant compliance.