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A USGS-only funding opportunity is open for the preservation of valuable geoscience data and materials of continuing value to researchers and the public. 

The funding opportunity was announced January 31, 2023 with proposals due on April 3, 2023. 

The USGS Need-to-Know (NTK) announced the funding opportunity for the rescue and preservation of historical data and materials to advance curation, discoverability, and re-use of valuable scientific assets. This is an internal-only opportunity for USGS principal investigators (PIs). Proposals will be evaluated by a peer review panel with funding decisions shared to project PIs by May 19, 2023. When projects have been awarded the funded list will be available here.