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Disaster Resilience Research Grants

The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) posted a solicitation for proposal that would perform research to advance fundamental understanding of disaster resilience in support of improved, science-based planning, policy, decisions, design, codes, and standards. This informational webcast will an opportunity to discuss the Disaster Resilience Research Grant (DRRG) program and have questions answered about this solicitation.

The DRRG program webcast is an opportunity for potential applicants to ask question related to administration of the solicitation, basic information on programmatic topics, and application preparation. It is strongly recommended that those interested in this solicitation review Section II, DRRG Solicitation prior to the webcast. Natural hazards that are of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Windstorm events, including hurricanes and tornadoes;
  • Water events, including hurricanes, sustained rain, both coastal and inland flood, and tsunamis;
  • Wildland-urban interface fires;
  • Earthquakes.

Attendees will have the opportunity to submit questions via the Q&A feature of the event. NIST and NSF staff will be present to answer questions, live, during the event and a FAQ page will be launched post event to provide information to anyone who could not attend.

Helpful links (also found in Section VI.A.2 of the solicitation):

Question related to the DRRG Solicitation can also be sent to the contacts listed below.

General inquiries regarding this program should be made to:

  • Jacqueline R. Meszaros, ENG/CMMI, NSF, email: jmeszaro [at] (jmeszaro[at]nsf[dot]gov)
  • Millie Glick, Senior Operations Advisor, ENG Lab, NIST, email: millie.glick [at] (millie[dot]glick[at]nist[dot]gov)

For questions related to the use of FastLane or, contact: FastLane and

  • Help Desk: 1-800-673-6188 FastLane
  • Help Desk e-mail: fastlane [at] (fastlane[at]nsf[dot]gov).
  • Help Desk e-mail: rgov [at] (rgov[at]nsf[dot]gov)

For questions relating to contact:

  • Contact Center: If the Authorized Organizational Representatives (AOR) has not received a confirmation message from within 48 hours of submission of application, please contact via telephone: 1-800-518-4726; e-mail: support [at] (support[at]grants[dot]gov)


Agenda will be posted soon

2:00pm -3:00pm EDT


Created May 10, 2022, Updated June 9, 2022