How to apply...
Unsolicited proposals and formal application by a scientist or principal investigator who will conduct or lead the research team should be submitted to the NNSA Headquarters Office. Proposals should be submitted to: Office of Nonproliferation Research and Engineering (NA-22), Office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation, NNSA, Department of Energy, Washington, DC 20585.
Note: Each program will indicate whether applications are to be submitted to the Federal headquarters, regional or local office, or to a State or local government office.
Evaluations will be conducted by technical staff assigned to the Office of Nonproliferation Research and Engineering or at the DOE national laboratories. Final decisions for approval are made by the cognizant program director. DOE/NNSA Headquarters Procurement or Operations Offices are then instructed to negotiate and prepare the grant award documents. Program management responsibilities may be delegated as a whole or in part to NNSA Site Offices.
Note: Grant payments may be made by a letter of credit, advance by Treasury check, or reimbursement by Treasury check.
Awards may be made by the headquarters office directly to the applicant, an agency field office, a regional office,
or by an authorized county office. The assistance may pass through the initial applicant for further distribution by
intermediate level applicants to groups or individuals in the private sector.