National Institutes of Health
NIH Funding Opportunities
- COS Pivot
COS Funding Opportunities is a frequently updated database of funding opportunity announcements from federal/non-federal, private foundation/corporate, and international funding sources. Receive automatic email alerts of saved searches or specific funding opportunities.
Type NIH in the Sponsors search box or select D under US Federal Sponsors for Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Grants.gov is your source to find and apply for federal grants. Browse by agency under Department of Health and Human Services.
- Health Research Funding
A new database created by the National Health Council (NHC) as a clearinghouse for agencies looking for good matches to promising projects. Researchers with promising projects that have been scored but not funded by the NIH can register to submit their abstracts. By registering, investigators will be able to search for information about funding sponsors and their requests for abstracts.
- NIH Activity Codes
A comprehensive list of extramural grant and cooperative agreement activity codes.
- @NIHforFunding Twitter Feed
The NIH supports research by funding efforts that advance our understanding of living systems while seeking to reduce the burden of illness and disability. While on Twitter, checkout @RockTalking, Sally Rockey is the Deputy Director for Extramural Research at the National Institutes of Health
- NIH Funding Opportunities RSS Feed
Weekly funding opportunities and policy notices published in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts.
- NIH Guide LISTSERV
NIH Guide announcements (PAs, RFAs and Notices) are published daily. At the end of each work week (usually on Friday afternoon), NIH transmits an e-mail to NIH Guide LISTSERV subscribers with the Current Weekly Table of Contents (TOC), including links to announcements published during the week.
- All About Grants Podcasts
The Office of Extramural Research (OER) presents conversations with NIH staff members. Designed for investigators, fellows, students, research administrators, and others, we provide insights on grant topics from those who live and breathe the information. In mp3 and updated every other week.
A selection of audio, video, and image features.
- Newsletters & Feeds
Directory of available Facebook pages, Twitter feeds, YouTube channels, podcasts, vodcasts, RSS feeds, mobile apps, and newsletters from the Office of the Directory, individual institutes and centers, and related organizations. Also provides NIH widgets!
- NIH Institutes, Offices, & Centers
Find here a complete list and links to individual websites.
- All About Grants Tutorials
All About Grants helps investigators plan and write grant applications and manage their awards.
- Grant Application Basics
Information on NIH's funding priorities, types of grants available, and the application and peer review processes.
- The Grant Application Writer's Workbook: National Institutes of Health
Designed to give members of the extramural community "guidelines and instructions" on how to write the shortened proposals that are now required for the 2010 deadlines and thereafter.
Note: Available in the Science Library » Q180.55.P7 R87 2010
- Grant Writing Tip Sheets
Guides and tip sheets created by individual NIH institutes. Includes links to relevant podcasts and YouTube videos.
- Guide to Effective Grant Writing: How to Write a Successful NIH Grant Application [ebook]
Included are a number of specimen proposals to help shed light on the important issues surrounding the writing of proposals including common mistakes and routine problems.
Note: Also available in the Science Library » RA11.D6 Y36 2005
- Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty [ebook]
Written by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the chapter on Getting Funded includes information on understanding the NIH funding process and developing a strong application. New online chapters include advice for becoming a member of an NIH R01 study section.
- Resources for the National Institutes of Health
Developed by the Texas A&M University Office of Research Development, this site provides useful articles, presentations, and web resources including NIH grant writing manuals.
- Sample R01 Applications and Summary Statements
Four exceptional R01 applications in the shorter format--with a 12-page Research Strategy. The Abstracts and Research Plans are lightly annotated to highlight excellent grantsmanship attributes.
- Writing the NIH Grant Proposal: A Step-by-Step Guide
This fully updated book takes readers through the complex issues involved in applying for an NIH grant--from training grants to full-blown research awards.
Note: Available in the Science Library » RA11.D6 G47 2006
- Communicating Effectively with Federal Funding Directors
Includes advice for faculty meeting with directors at NSF as well as a presentation by Dr. Donna J. Dean of Lewis-Burke, on building connections with NIH program officers.
- NIH Public Access Policy Guide
The NIH Public Access Policy ensures that the public has access to the published results of NIH funded research.