Jul 28, 2023

Amendment 35: A.40 GLOBE Implementation Office Final Text and Due Dates.

The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE, Program is a worldwide science and education program that provides opportunities to better understand, sustain, and improve Earth’s environment at local, regional, and global scales. Now, with its release, the Earth Science Division of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate solicits proposals through ROSES program element A.40 for an organization or a team of multiple organizations to host the GLOBE Implementation Office (GIO) and collaborate with NASA in the implementation of GLOBE, with the objective of strengthening the programmatic support for GLOBE and enhancing the value of GLOBE to its worldwide community of students, educators, scientists, citizen scientists, and partners.

NASA anticipates awarding 1 to 3 cooperative agreements totaling up to $4.5M per year for five years. Proposers other than the current GIO cooperative agreement holder must include a budget for a 4-month transition period in the estimated range of up to 30% of the Year 1 budget.

There will be a pre-proposal teleconference on Thursday, August 10th, 3:30-4:45 PM Eastern Time, see Section 9 for connect information. Links to slides and a recording of the teleconference will be posted on the NSPIRES page for this program element.

ROSES-2023 Amendment 35 releases final text and due dates for A.40 The GLOBE Implementation Office (GIO). Step-1 proposals are due October 6, 2023, and Step-2 proposals are due December 20, 2023.

Significant changes from the draft to the final text are enumerated in the bold notice at the start of the program element text.

Please direct questions and comments about A.40 GIO, or the GLOBE Program in general, to Amy P. Chen