The links below provide information that may be useful to those who are new to the NIH research funding process, those who are familiar with the NIH funding process, or those who are already funded by the NICHD or NIH.
Find out if you are eligible for programs aimed at supporting new or early-stage investigators.
Find the right person at the NICHD to answer your application, grants, scientific, policy, and contracts questions.
Find current funding opportunity announcements (FOAs), including requests for applications (RFAs) and program announcements (PAs/PARs), requests for proposals (RFPs), notices (NOTs) of changes and guidelines, and concepts, which may turn into specific initiatives. This section also describes the mechanisms that the NICHD uses to provide extramural funding support.
Review the submissions process and instructions on how to submit grant applications.
These policies could have a direct effect on your grant application.
This section outlines the peer review process at NIH and provides additional information specific to NICHD. Peer-review includes review of applications by scientific review groups and study sections and evaluates and rates the scientific and technical merit of research applications.