Informal science education supports people of all ages and walks of life in exploring science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
The name of the program has changed from Informal Science Education (ISE) to Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL). AISL better emphasizes the priorities of the solicitation and the changes at NSF:
The AISL program will invest in research and development of innovative and field advancing out of school STEM learning and emerging STEM learning environments.
For more information about AISL and funding opportunities, please see the full AISL program solicitation (NSF12-560).