Enter a Type of Submission (Field 1 on the Form)
Check the "Type of Submission" box (1). If this submission is to change or correct a previously submitted "New" application, click the Change/Corrected Application box and enter the Grants.gov tracking number in the Federal identifier field. If this submission is to change or correct a "resubmission", "renewal", "continuation", or "revision" application, leave the Federal identifier field as previously filled with the existing identifier (e.g. Award number). Do NOT insert the Grants.gov tracking number in these cases.
In addition to the validations performed by the ERA system, further administrative review will be conducted by agency staff. The PD/PI and/or the applicant organization may be contacted for further corrections/clarifications that must be done via Fastlane using "proposal file update" module.
Once the proposal has passed Grants.Gov acceptance. NSF does not accept applications through Grants.gov for the following types of transactions:
Proposal File Update - Post Submission
Applications submitted through Grants.gov are considered official submissions to the Federal government. Applicants that wish to change or correct a previously submitted application must use the Proposal File Update module available in the NSF Fastlane System
Check the Status of an Application in Fastlane
After applicants receive a receipt notification from NSF, Fastlane should be used to check the status of an application