The government remains shutdown, while Congress and the White House continue negotiating a path to open those agencies shut down. The U.S. Senate has just adjourned, and will not reconvene until December 27th, meaning the shutdown will continue at least until then. Washington insiders are beginning to hint that this may be a long shutdown.
The National Science Foundation has published on its website instructions for proposers and granters which can be found here. Information for NSF panelists can be found here. NSF employees can find instructions here.
Unfortunately, there isn’t much positive news to report on this front. Should there be any changes – we’ll update here.