The National Science Foundation has issued a new solicitation for proposals for the Collections in Support of Biological Research program.  The full proposal deadline is 16 July 2013.

The Collections in Support of Biological Research program provides funds: 1) for improvements to secure, improve, and organize collections that are significant to the NSF BIO-funded research community; 2) to secure collections-related data for sustained, accurate, and efficient accessibility of the collection to the biological research community; and 3) to transfer collection ownership responsibilities.

Read the solicitation at http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=503651.