The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) is committed to broadening participation in computing (BPC). Download this document to review samples of BPC plans deemed “exemplary” by reviewers.
Documents and Templates
Helpful Proposal Information
The Office of Research Administration maintains a webpage that has common information related to filling in grant application forms (e.g. DUNS number, Employer Identification Number, links to rates, etc..)
Funding Opportunities Database
Pivot is an external searchable database of funding opportunities. It is available to all UMaine faculty, staff, and students.
Institutional Data for Grant Applications
For data related to UMaine Admissions, Enrollment, Degrees Conferred, Retention and Graduation Rates, Student Credit Hours, Faculty Headcount, UMaine At a Glance, and the UMaine Common Data Set please visit the Office of Institutional Research website.
Broadening Participation in Computing (BPC) Samples
Broader Impacts Resources
Broader Impacts are one of two review criteria NSF expects proposals to address. Broader Impacts are the potential to benefit society and contribute to the achievement of specific, desired social outcomes.