Guidance on collections support (emergency circumstances)

If you are facing a time-critical emergency situation related to support for a living stocks or natural history collection, please contact a CSBR cognizant Program Director ( in the Division of Biological Infrastructure to discuss your circumstances and the potential for submitting a Rapid Response Research (RAPID) proposal. RAPID requests may be for up to $200k and up to one year in duration. For additional requirements regarding RAPID proposals please see the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide, Chapter II, Section E1: