Find the right person at the NICHD to answer your application, grant, policy, research areas, and contracts questions.
Questions About NICHD Research Areas
NICHD organizational units can address questions that scientists might have about research areas that fall within the NICHD portfolio.
Questions About the Grants and Types of Funding Announcements
The NICHD's Office of Extramural Policy provides guidance and interpretation of NIH policies related to extramural research grant administration; coordinates the development, publication and implementation of new programs and initiatives; plans and coordinates council actions related to second-level review of grant applications, appeals, concept clearance, and other special council actions; and coordinates requests for "large grants" and conference grants as needed.
Questions About a Funded Grant or Progress Report
The NICHD's Grants Management Branch provides guidance and answers to questions related to funded grants and projects and their progress reports. Find a contact in the Grants Management Branch.
Questions About NICHD Scientific Review
The NICHD's Scientific Review Branch (SRB) is responsible for a broad range of functions related to the review of grant applications for research and training.
Questions About Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Contracts
The NICHD's Office of Acquisitions provides resources and guidance to assist the Institute in acquiring research and development services through contract mechanisms and using RFPs to solicit contract proposals. Find a contact in the Office of Acquisitions.