Grant stage indicator: after submitting an application

Paylines & Funding

Find NIAID’s fiscal year (FY) paylines and financial information, how opportunity planning ties in with the FY budget cycle, and how paylines and budget information changes throughout the year.

NIAID Paylines

Paylines are the funding cutoff points for grant applications.

Financial Management Plan

NIAID sets funding levels for grants, renewal cap, and selective pay and bridge pools.

NIAID Budget Data Comparisons

Compare our most recent data for NIH and NIAID operating budgets.

Salary Cap, Stipends, & Training Funds

Congress sets the salary cap for grantees and contractors while the HHS Secretary sets stipend levels for trainees and fellows. Learn how awardees may spend fellowship and training funds.

Learn About the Budget and Funding Decision Process

Background on NIAID Funding Opportunity Planning and the Budget Cycle

Learn more about the flow of budget events through the fiscal year.

Paylines and Budget Information Changes Throughout the Year

We update the pages above as soon as we get new information. Learn more about when to expect updates.

Understand Paylines and Percentiles

Learn how your overall impact score for your R01 application is converted into a percentile, how NIH calculates percentiles, and why it uses them.

How NIAID Makes Funding Decisions and Your Next Steps 

Learn how NIAID decides and what you should do at this stage.

Archive of Final NIAID Paylines by Fiscal Year

See older paylines from previous fiscal years.

Have Questions?

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.

Learn more about how and when to contact a program officer or grants management specialist.

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