This article is published in the March 2024 issue.

New Resource on BPC Supplemental Funding

By Andres Purpuro, Program Assistant, CERP

We’re excited to announce the launch of the BPC Supplemental Funding Page on This resource has been developed in response to the engaging discussions held at our February 2024 BPC Community Forum, specifically addressing NSF’s latest Dear Colleague Letter for BPC Supplements. 

In collaboration with the Center for Inclusive Computing at Northeastern University, the BPC Supplemental Funding Page is designed to offer comprehensive guidance to individuals navigating the submission process for BPC supplemental funding requests. As with all resources on, the page is continuously updated with new information as we receive feedback from the community including answers to questions received by various stakeholders.

Who can benefit?

This page specifically caters to individuals involved in NSF awards with approved Project BPC Plans, encompassing:

  • Medium and Large awards in the Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE): Core Programs within its Computer and Network Systems (CNS), Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF), and Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS) divisions.
  • Medium and Frontiers awards in Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC).
  • Medium and Frontier awards in Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS).

What to expect

Discover step-by-step assistance, tips, and insights that will streamline your supplemental funding request submission process. The page also includes a template awardees can use to prepare the documents they will need to submit the supplemental funding request on

How to access

Visit now to explore the BPC Supplemental Funding Page. You can also connect with a BPC Consultant if you need additional support in preparing your supplemental funding request. If you have any questions or feedback about any resources, please contact the BPCnet team at

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grant numbers CNS-1940460 and CNS-2032231. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.