Slide decks and videos from the in-person May 2024 FDP meeting are available in
Past Events – May 2024 Meeting. Quick Session Summaries coming soon.

Welcome to FDP’s New Lead Federal Representative, Michelle Bulls! See NCURA Magazine’s March/April 2024 article,
Welcome to a New Lead Federal Representative.

Just released!
FDP FFATA Workload Survey Report

The White House OMB Briefing Room on 9/22/2023 references FDP Faculty Workload Survey data: “One study found that principal researchers on Federally funded research studies spent 42 percent of their time on administrative work and grant compliance.”

Featured article on the FDP NIH Data Management & Sharing Pilot – NCURA Magazine, August 2023

Who We Are

The Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) is an association of federal agencies, research policy organizations and academic research institutions with administrative, faculty and technical representation. Overall, the FDP’s mission is to streamline the administration of federally sponsored research and create resources that are available to the research enterprise regardless of membership status.

FDP is unique in its ability to collaborate with federal agencies, universities and research institutions to help reduce administrative burden and move research forward.

Our Purpose

To streamline the administration of federally sponsored research and foster collaboration to enhance the national research enterprise while maintaining high standards of stewardship and accountability.­ Our goal is for researchers to spend more time doing research and less time on administration.

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