NIAID supports investigators at universities and other outside organizations who conduct basic and applied research relevant to our mission: to understand, treat, and prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.
The research and resources supported through grants and contracts have helped NIAID improve the health of people in the U.S. and around the world.
NIAID sponsors and participates in various funding opportunity announcements, i.e., program announcements and requests for applications, as well as contract solicitations.
Discover where to find opportunities and how to apply for one. Also, find information on fellowships, training grants, and career development awards. Learn more about the steps involved in applying for a Grant.
NIAID Funding News, published twice a month, covers a wide range of topics, such as new and changing policy, application advice, and current funding opportunities.
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The Division of Extramural Activities (DEA) has several functions, for example, managing grants and contracts, overseeing initial peer review for certain award types, providing guidance on extramural policies and procedures, and creating and maintaining content for the Research Funding website.
DEA staff interact with the Institute’s extramural community – applicants, offerors, grantees, institutional officials, and contractors – as well as peer reviewers, committee members, and staff at NIAID and NIH.