Expanding AI Innovation through Capacity Building and Partnerships (ExpandAI)


National Science Foundation


The ExpandAI program is a collaboration between the National Science Foundation, the Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology Directorate, The National Institute of Food and Agriculture, The National Institute of Standards and Technology, the Department of Defense and the Office of the Under Secretary of Defence for Research and Engineering to “significant diversify participation in AI research, education, and workforce development through capacity development and partnerships within the National AI Research Institutes ecosystem.”


All proposals are required to include an evaluation plan for measuring the growth and mutual benefit of activities in all projects.


Upcoming submission windows include January 8, 2024 – March 11, 2024, March 12, 2024 – June 24, 2024, and June 25, 2024 – October 18, 2024. Institutions may submit a concept outline at any time and must receive an official invitation to submit a full proposal.

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