This Funder Tool Kit specifically highlights the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). It includes news, priorities, funding opportunities, and award history, as well as proposal guidance and resources. The Funder Tool Kits are a collaborative effort between the UCF Libraries and OR Research Development Team.
Useful Links from NASA - Official documents, policies, program links, and more
Pivot database (NASA saved search) - find, track, and share current/anticipated funding opportunities
NSPIRES - View opportunities listed in the NASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System
Grants.gov (NASA search) - Browse current and forecasted funding opportunities
NASA Shared Services Center (NSSC) - search for pending and awarded grants (searchable by institution, year, keywords, and more)
NASA Grant Stats - submission and award information, reports, and abstracts
NASA Task Book - database of funded proposals from the Space Biology, Physical Sciences, and Human Research Programs since 2004
The OR Research Development Team maintains a library of internal/external submitted proposals and can assist with securing a sample and submitting FOIA requests. Contact ResDev@ucf.edu for more information.
Guidebook for Proposers Responding to a NASA Funding Announcement - agency-level proposal guidelines
How-to Guides - news, information and resources on a number of NASA topics
Strategic Plan from NASA - includes goals, objectives, and approaches
Science Strategy - from the Science Mission Directorate
Research: Start to Finish Writing NASA Proposals - presentation slides
UCF Library Support - The UCF library maintains a Data Management Research Guide. You can schedule a consultation to meet with a librarian for an in-depth one on one consultation specific to your research topic.
The resource links below are from the Guidebook for Proposers Responding to a NASA Funding Announcement . Refer to RFPs for special requirements. If applicable, see NASA Guidance for the Preparation and Submission of Unsolicited Proposals. Selected sections of the guidebook are included for quick reference.
Grant applications must be submitted through the NASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System (NSPIRES). This website will provide prospective grant applicants with information and all required documents for the NASA application process.
The OR Research Development Team can provide support with proposal coordination, templates, samples, supplemental documents, reviews, and more. Visit our website for more information.
Now that you have found the perfect funding opportunity, let us help you build the perfect proposal. The OR Research Development team can help with planning, preparation assistance, draft review feedback, informational resources, and more! Visit our website for next steps information.
See awardees using the NASA Award Database - Search all awards
The OR Research Development Team would be happy to help search for potential collaborators at UCF. Visit our website for more information.