Head, Policy Office, Office of Budget, Finance & Award Management; Division of Institution & Award Support
Jean I. Feldman is Head, Policy Office, Division of Institution and Award Support, within the Foundation’s Office of Budget, Finance, and Award Management. Since she assumed that position in 1997, Jean has been responsible for establishing proposal and award policies and procedures for the assistance programs of the NSF. This includes specific responsibility for the: Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide, which includes the Grant Proposal Guide and the Award & Administration Guide; Grant and Cooperative Agreement Terms and Conditions; and Grants.gov Application Guide.
Ms. Feldman is also actively involved in many streamlining activities, including implementation of P.L. 106-107, the Federal Financial Assistance Management Improvement Act. She is also involved in interagency activities including the development and maintenance of the standard form for the electronic submission of Federal grants applications [SF 424 (R&R)]. In this capacity, she currently serves as Chair of the Research and Related Working Group.
Ms. Feldman is actively involved in the Federal Demonstration Partnership where she serves as the Federal Co-Chair of the Terms and Conditions Standing Committee and is a member of the Strategic Planning Committee. She is also Chair of the Research Performance Progress Report Working Group and the Research Terms and Conditions of the National Science and Technology Council’s Research Business Models Subcommittee.
Ms. Feldman is an active member of National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA). Ms. Feldman was the inaugural recipient of the Joseph F. Carrabino award at NCURA’s 45th Annual Meeting.
Ms. Feldman has a B.A. in History and Political Science at Wright State University, as well as a Master of Public Administration from The George Washington University.
NSF Proposal & Award Policy Update
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 – 11:10 am
An update on NSF policies and procedures related to proposal preparation, award management, oversight, procurement, subawards and contracts. Learn about recent changes to the Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG), new and revised terms and conditions as well as FastLane modernization efforts with Research.gov.