The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the single largest funder of biomedical research in the US. Useful links include
All About Grants Tutorials
This is one of the best resources at NIH for information and advice on grant writing. It was developed by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID), but the lessons are directly applicable to grants submitted to the other NIH Institutes and Centers.
NIH’s site for Electronic Research Administration of grants.
Fogarty International Center (FIC)
”Fogarty” is the arm of NIH that focuses on global health and capacity building in low- to middle-income countries. In addition to FIC funding opportunities, they also maintain an extensive directory of other funding opportunities for individuals who are not US citizens/residents.
Inside the NIH Grant Review Process
A video of a (staged) grant review. The site contains links to the applications reviewed and the corresponding summary statements. Three types of grants are evaluated: Standard research grant (R01), career development grant (K08), and a small innovative grant (R03). Produced by the Center for Scientific Review.
NIH R01 Investigator Resources
An outstanding set of resources! Developed by NIAID, but the vast majority of the information is applicable across NIH.
A searchable database of “reports, data and analyses of NIH research activities.” Useful for examining the focus, scope, and institutes funding projects in your area.
Sample R01 grant applications and summary statements
Another great resource from NIAID.
Study Section Roster Index
Through the links on this page, you can access descriptions and rosters for each of the study sections run by the Center for Scientific Review at NIH.