The NSF core proposal in theoretical computer science, or Algorithmic Foundations as the NSF calls it, has three deadlines this academic year:Medium proposals ($500k-$1.2m): October 15Large proposals ($1.2m-$3m): November 19Small proposals ($0-$500k): January 17 For the most part nearly every core program in computer science has the same deadlines, making it quite an interesting time in CS departm