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Department of Energy (DOE)

Sponsor at a Glance

The DOE is the lead federal agency supporting fundamental scientific research for energy and the Nation's largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences. Find out more.

The following DOE links are helpful in preparing proposals and managing awards:

This is a quick link to the agency's home page.
This is a quick link to the agency's Grants and Contracts webpage, which includes links to their Grant Application Guide, Grant Rules, Regulations and Guidance, as well as a list of Program Announcements.

Sponsor Policies and Regulations

Beginning FY23, DOE Office of Science applications need to include a Promoting Inclusive and Equitable Research (PIER) Plan as an appendix to their proposal narrative. You can find the DOE PIER Plan guide here.

Effective June 1, 2022, DOE is standardizing current and pending support disclosure requirements. This language should be outlined in the funding announcement as outlined in FAL 2022-04

Effective July 1, 2008, all new DOE grants and funding increments on existing DOE research grants to organizations subject to 2 CFR Part 215 will incorporate by reference the Research Terms and Conditions and the DOE Agency Specific Requirements dated July 2008 or later. DOE grants and cooperative agreements are also subject to the following regulations:

Last Updated: 4/11/24