Federal guidelines require that organizations exempt from tax under Section 501(c) provide copies or make certain financial information available for public inspection at their principal, regional and district offices during normal business hours. While the Business Office maintains a hard copy of the Public Inspection file, the following items are available online (PDF unless otherwise noted):
Affirmation of Organization's Exempt Status - 501(c)(3) Letter
The following resources may assist you with your NSF proposal preparation.
One of the most important elements of the proposal is the budget. Many agencies review budgets separately from the proposal so it is recommended that any text regarding funds (especially specific dollar amounts) remain in the budget and budget justification. Budgets should be done in accordance with the sponsor’s specific guidelines.