The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization utilizes Cooperative Agreements with trade organizations, educational institutions, and business-centered community based organization (with IRS 501 (c)(3) status) to establish Small Business Transportation Resource Centers (SBTRC) to provide
business training, technical assistance, and information to DOT grantees and recipients, prime contractors, and subcontractors.
This opportunity is to establish an SBTRC in the Gulf Region to provided assistance in Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.
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NSF Publication 20-543Additional Information of Eligibility:
*Who May Submit Proposals: Proposals may only be submitted by the following: - EPSCoR jurisdictions that are RII-eligible for the FY 2020 RII Track-4 competition are listed in the FY 2020 RII Eligibility table, which can be found <a href="https://www.nsf.gov/od/oia/programs/epscor/Eligibility_Tables/FY-2019-Eligibility.pdf">here</a>.
Proposals may only be submitted by organizations located in RII-eligible jurisdictions, as follows: <ul type="circle"> <li>Institutions of higher education (Ph.D.-granting and non-Ph.D.-granting), acting on behalf of their faculty members, that are accredited in and have a campus in the United States, its territories or possessions.
Distinct academic campuses (e.g., that award their own degrees, have independent administrative structures, admissions policies, alumni associations, etc.) within multi-campus systems qualify as separate submission-eligible institutions.</li> <li>Not-for-profit, non-degree-granting domestic U. S. organizations, acting on behalf of their employees, that include (but are not limited to) independent museums and science centers, observatories, research laboratories, professional societies, and similar organizations that are directly associated with the Nation's research or educational activities.
These organizations must have an independent, permanent administrative organization (e.g., an Office of Sponsored Projects) located in the United States, its territories or possessions, and have 501(c)(3) tax status.</li> </ul> *Who May Serve as PI: <ul> <li>PIs employed by degree-granting institutions of higher education must hold a non-tenured faculty appointment at the time of proposal submission.
This may be in the form of a pre-tenure tenure-track position or a long-term non-tenure-track position.</li> <li>PIs employed by non-degree-granting organizations must hold an early-career career-track appointment where independent research is a major component of their work duties.</li> <li>PIs of proposed RII Track-4 projects must have their primary appointment with the submitting institution and have their primary work location within the relevant EPSCoR jurisdiction at the time of proposal submission.</li> <li>Only single-PI proposals will be considered.
No co-PIs should be included on the proposal.</li> <li>Persons holding non-faculty research staff positions or transitional (< 3 years) fixed-term postdoctoral appointments are not eligible.</li> <li>No PI who has received an award in any previous RII Track-4 competition may submit a proposal under this solicitation.</li> </ul>Full Opportunity Web Address:http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf20543Contact: Agency Email Description:
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2020-02-13Application Due Date: Archive Date: