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Use this portal to find information about the following grant types. For others, go to the Grants portals.
AREA grants fund some non-research intensive schools that have received limited NIH funding.
Investigators seeking $500,000 or more in direct costs for any year of a research project or training grant must have NIAID approval before submitting an investigator-initiated application.
If you are seeking NIAID support for a scientific meeting, you must follow the process in our SOP.
NIAID funds cooperative agreements when its program staff are substantially involved.
These agreements occur between two or more federal agencies or NIH institutes.
Read the NIAID-specific instructions.
NIAID gives some investigators with stellar records an award that does not go through peer review.
These awards fund at least two related research projects. Read the NIAID-specific instructions.
Bridge awards provide one year of funding for high-priority applications that score outside the payline. Investigators cannot apply.
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Last Updated September 11, 2013
Last Reviewed June 21, 2012