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National Science Foundation OIG

Inspector General: Allison Lerner
Main Phone Number (703) 292-7100
Mailing Address: 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Hotline Number: (800) 428-2189

Agencies Overseen: 

National Science Foundation

What to Report to the OIG Hotline: 

Our jurisdiction extends to the National Science Foundation's (NSF) employees, its programs and operations, and matters with a nexus to NSF grants and contracts. If you know about waste, fraud, abuse, misconduct, or whistleblower reprisal relating to a NSF employee, program, grant, or contract you may report it to the NSF OIG Hotline. Please provide relevant information about the matter, including identifying information about grants, contracts, or individuals involved in, or with knowledge of, the matter.

What Not to report to the OIG Hotline : 

- Matters without a nexus to the NSF or NSF grants or contracts.
- EEO Complaints (please refer such matters to NSF Office of Diversity and Inclusion).