Q: How much SIF do I get?
Q: Is there a deadline for idea submissions?
A: Yes, the submission portal will close on 15 March 2021.
Q: What projects are eligible to be funded?
A: Any innovation that saves Airmen time and/or money, or increases lethality. We want to hear all ideas, no matter how big or small.
Q: Do I have to get wing approval?
A: For 2021, SIF will be distributed through Bedrock. This constitutes as the approval process. If Bedrock funds your idea, it's good to go!
Q: Do I have to work with BEDROCK?
A: Yes, all SIF for 2021 is coordinated through Bedrock. If you do not submit your ideas through IdeaScale, you will not be considered for 2021 SIF.
Q: Who can submit for SIF?
A: Any active duty Airman or civilian assigned to the 436 AW can submit an idea for potential funding. Leadership buy-in is not required to submit. However, leadership buy-in will be required for funding.
Q: Can you give me more than 1,300 examples of SIF projects?
Q: How do I submit my idea?
Q: What if I have more questions?
Squadron Innovation Funds FAQ