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related to Recovery Act spending and allows for the reporting of potential fraud, waste, and abuse.

AGENCY PROFILE - National Science Foundation


 Data From Agency Reports - Updated Weekly


$2,981,102,155
Total Funds Awarded
$2,802,195,900
Total Funds Paid Out

Contracts, Grants and Loans Paid Out by Category

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Agency News
10/6/2009
Expeditions in Computing Continue to Break New Ground

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act enables groundbreaking discovery in computing

Energy-efficient computers optimally designed for custom applications. New tools to make air travel safer and healthcare interventions more effective. Robotic 'bees' that lend a helping hand in search and rescue operations.

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10/5/2009
A New Look Beneath the Waves: Ocean Observatories Initiative Gets Underway

National Science Foundation and Consortium for Ocean Leadership sign cooperative agreement for vast undersea observing network

Giving scientists never-before-seen views of the world's oceans, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Consortium for Ocean Leadership (COL) have signed a Cooperative Agreement that supports the construction and initial operation of the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI).

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Last Updated 12/31/2013
 Data from Recipient Reports -
 Updated Quarterly
Total Number of Awards
as Reported by Recipients


Total Number of Awards as Reported by Recipients

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States Receiving the Most Funds
State Amount
(02/17/09 - 12/31/2013)
California $344,910,867
New York $212,379,957
Massachusetts $199,061,182
Alaska $176,879,552
Illinois $141,514,270
Cities Receiving the Most Funds
City Amount
(02/17/09 - 12/31/2013)
Fairbanks, AK $165,726,175
Washington, DC $109,902,829
Seattle, WA $107,546,754
Cambridge, MA $81,094,419
Los Angeles, CA $63,336,775
Recipients Receiving the Most Funds
Recipient Award Amount
UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA FAIRBANKS $148,070,000
ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITIES FOR RESEARCH IN ASTRONOMY, INC. $146,000,000
CONSORTIUM FOR OCEAN LEADERSHIP INC $105,930,000
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON $63,317,436
INGERSOLL MACHINE TOOLS INC $28,931,405
Last Updated 5/1/2014