National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) State Pilots Cooperative Agreement Program

NIST is soliciting applications from eligible applicants to pilot online identity solutions that embrace the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group’s (IDESG) Identity Ecosystem Framework (IDEF).

Specifically, identity solutions must:
1. Enable online access to one or more state, local, or tribal

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government service(s).

2. Provide for a federated, verified digital identity that enables multi-factor authentication and an effective identity proofing process meeting the risk needs of the service(s).

3. Aligns with the Identity Ecosystem Framework Requirements.

4. Allow for interoperability with other federations in use in the public and private sectors.

NIST encourages pilots that maximize their contribution to the ongoing development and adoption of the Identity Ecosystem Framework, the OpenID Foundation iGov Working Group, and other public fora.

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Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
2016-NIST-NSTIC-01 Full Announcement/FFO Document

Additional Information of Eligibility:
All applicants must meet one of the following conditions to be eligible: State, local, or Indian tribal governments located in the United States and its territories, or Commercial or nonprofit organizations or institutions of higher education located in the United States that have at least two state, local, or tribal government agencies representing two different governmental jurisdictions participating in the pilot through enabling online access to one or more state, local, or tribal government service(s).

Federal agencies may participate in projects but may not receive NIST funding.

Full Opportunity Web Address:

Christopher HuntonManagement and Program AnalystPhone 301-975-5718

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