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Many of the services available on including Research Spending & Results, are available to the general public without registering for a account. Additionally, there are four types of accounts which provide role-based access to specific services and features. This role-based access allows applicants, grantees, NSF staff and members of the general public to personalize their experience:


  • NSF User: This account is for applicants and grantees to access grants management services from NSF and its partner agencies using their FastLane login and password. Access to services will be determined based on their FastLane role and permissions. They can also stay up-to-date on news and information that matter to them by signing up for customizable email alerts and RSS Feeds.