Stay abreast of funding opportunities, updates to policy, and other announcements of interest to potential grant and award seekers. NIAID-relevant funding opportunity announcements (FOAs), request for applications (RFAs), program announcements (PAs), and other NIH Guide announcements can be found using the Opportunities & Announcements tool.
Choosing a grant type can have major repercussions on your research and career. Learn about funding opportunity announcements and choosing the right type of funding opportunity.
- Research Grant Programs
- Training and Career Development Grant Programs
- Small Business Programs
- Unsolicited Investigator-Initiated Research
- Solicited, NIAID-Requested Research
To maximize your chance of funding, create an application that fits NIAID research priorities. Review Council-approved concepts, find clues in our initiative list, check NIH databases, and contact a NIAID program officer.
Staying at the cutting edge involves more than just keeping up with the journals and attending scientific conferences. Here's how to use NIH databases to learn about emerging trends in funded research—and potentially find new collaborators, too.
To help you make informed decisions at each step, these pages gives you an overview of timing from application to award, including the consequences of applying at different times of the year, the status of the Institute's budget, factors that may delay your award, and other key topics.