Broader Impacts

We can help get your science out there!

Many funding agencies require researchers to consider the broader impacts of their work. The NSF defines broader impacts as the potential to benefit society and contribute to the achievement of specific, desired societal outcomes. We can help you strengthen the broader impact portion of proposals through student engagement, educational videos, teacher workshops, informal education opportunities, and more.

  • Evaluation Services: We can help you evaluate the educational impact of your projects (see our Evaluation Services page for more information).
  • Early Career Scientist Support: We can help you with proposal writing and to develop broader impacts programs. We also support science outreach and mentorship through some of our current programs (see examples below). 
  • Course transformation/teaching: We can help you learn more about educational research and learning strategies. 
  • Engagement & Outreach opportunities: We can help you get involved with outreach and community engagement opportunities and support broader impacts efforts through some of our established programs like CLEAN and RECCS.

Looking for more ideas? Check out the Broader Impacts Project Evaluation database put together by CIRES E&O and CU Science Discovery to find strategies and tools to assess your broader impacts activities.

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Examples of BI Funded Programs/Activities

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