Paylines & Funding
Here we describe NIAID paylines and financial information for the current fiscal year (FY). Then, we give background information on how opportunity planning ties in with each fiscal year’s budget cycle. Lastly, we cover how paylines and budget information changes throughout the year.
Financial Information for FY 2019
Updated April 18, 2019. We updated the salary cap on Salary Cap & Stipends.
Paylines are the funding cutoff points for grant applications.
NIAID sets funding levels for grants, renewal cap, and selective pay and bridge pools.
Compare our most recent data for operating budgets.
Congress sets the salary cap for grantees and contractors and stipend levels for trainees and fellows.
Learn About the Budget and Funding Decision Process
Learn more about the flow of budget events through the fiscal year.
We update the pages above as soon as we get new information. Learn more about when to expect updates.
Learn how your overall impact score for your R01 application is converted into a percentile, how NIH calculates percentiles, and why it uses them.
Learn how NIAID decides and what you should do at this stage.
See older paylines from previous fiscal years.
Your program officer can give you application advice, NIAID's perspective on your research, and confirmation that NIAID will accept your application. You can find your PO's contact information in your eRA Commons account or on your summary statement.