A.    Guide to NIH grants

      I.         All NIH funding opportunities

https://grants.nih.gov/funding/searchguide/index.html#/

     II.         NIGMS funding opportunities

https://www.nigms.nih.gov/grants/Pages/Funding.aspx?tab=Research

    III.         Types of NIH grants

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/funding_program.htm#Resource

   IV.         Page limits

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/how-to-apply-application-guide/format-and-write/page-limits.htm#other

     V.         Standard dates

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/how-to-apply-application-guide/due-dates-and-submission-policies/due-dates.htm

   VI.         RePORT (Find grants of your competitor)

https://reporter.nih.gov/

 VII.         Study section referral

https://art.csr.nih.gov/ART

 VIII.        List of NIH institutes and centers

https://www.nih.gov/institutes-nih/list-nih-institutes-centers-offices

 

B.    NIH – Standard grants across ICs

1)     NIH – R21

Amount – $275,000 for 2 years

Deadlines – 16 February, 16 June, 16 October

Format – 6 page write up

Weblink – https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-20-195.html

2)       NIH – R01 for ESI

Amount – $250,000/year for 5 years

Deadlines – May 26, 2022; September 27, 2022; January 26, 2023; May 26, 2023; September 26, 2023

Format – 12 page write up

       Weblink – https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-21-038.html

3)   NIH – R01

Amount – $250,000/year for 5 years

Deadlines – 5 February, 5 June, 5 October

Format – 12 page write up

Weblink – https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-20-185.html

4)     NIH – R03

Amount – $50,000/year for 2 years

Deadlines – 16 February, 16 June, 16 October

Format – 6 page write up

Weblink – https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-20-200.html 

 

C.    ORIP – Development of Animal Models and Related Biological Materials for Research

https://orip.nih.gov/

1)     ORIP – R21

Amount – $275,000 for 2 years

Deadlines – 16 February, 16 June, 16 October

Format – 6 page write up

Weblink – https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-21-167.html

2)     ORIP – R24

Amount – $500,000 for 4 years – more possible but rarely funded and justification needed

Deadlines – 26 January, 26 May, 26 September

Format – 12 page write up

Weblink – https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-OD-19-027.html

 

Above 50% success rate
Between 20-50% success rate

D.    Other NIH grants – IC specific grants

1)     NIH – R01 – Focused Technology Research and Development – NIGMS and NCCHI

Amount – $250,000/year for 5 years

Deadlines – 5 February, 5 June, 5 October

Format – 12 page write up

Weblink – https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-19-253.html

2)     NIH – R21 – Exploratory Research for Technology Development R21 – NIGMS and NCCHI

Amount – $275,000 for 2 years

Deadlines – 16 February, 16 June, 16 October

Format – 6 page write up

Weblink – https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-19-254.html

3)     NIH – MIRA (NIGMS) –  With in 10 years from the PhD Degree

Amount – $250,000/year for 5 years

Deadlines – 4 October 2021

Format – 6 page write up

Weblink – https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-117.html

https://www.nigms.nih.gov/research/mechanisms/mira/pages/default.aspx

4)     NIH – NCMRR – R03

Amount – $50,000/year for 2 years

Deadlines – 1 April 2022

Format – 6 page write up

Weblink – https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-042.html

https://www.nichd.nih.gov/about/org/ncmrr/foas

 

E.     NSF

NSF funding opportunities

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_list.jsp?org=bio

Guidelines (same for all three)

https://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=pappg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upDSs83N4Rg

NSF Award Search

https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/advancedSearch.jsp

 

1)  NSF – Career

Minimum amount – $500,000 for 5 years (Can be up to $1,000,000) (Low indirect cost)

Eligibility – Assistant professor, Maximum three trials, No age restriction – to support young/early career faculty

Deadlines – 25 July 2022, Fourth Monday in July

Format – 15 page write up at least 3 pages on community service

Weblink – https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=503214&org=BIO&sel_org=BIO&from=fund

Webinar – https://nsf.gov/crssprgm/career/CAREER_webinar.jsp

Preparation guideline – https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20525/nsf20525.htm#prep

2)  NSF – EDGE – For collaborative genomics project

Amount – $2,000,000 for 5 years; Typically, $300,000/year (Low indirect cost)

Deadlines – February 17, 2022; Third Thursday in February, Annually thereafter

Format – 15 page write up at least 3 pages on community service

Weblink – https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21546/nsf21546.htm

3)  NSF – Standard grant

Amount – $200,000/year multi-year grant (PI chooses how many years) (Low indirect cost)

Deadlines – Submit any time

Format – 15 page write up at least 3 pages on community service

Weblink – https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=503623&org=IOS&from=home

Announcement – https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21509/nsf21509.htm & https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21506/nsf21506.htm

 

 

 

F.     DoD and other government grant agencies

1)  Administration for Community Living (ACL)

https://acl.gov/grants/open-opportunities

2)  DoD

https://www.grants.gov/search-grants.html?agencyCode=DOD

 

G.    Private Foundations

1)    HFSP – Collaborative Research Grant 

Eligibility – 24 PIs, within 5 years of Appointment and 10 years from PhD (for RG – Early career), Cross-country collaborations

Amount  $265,000 (For the team of 2), $365,000 (for 3), $465,000 for (for 4), 10% Indirect cost

Grant Duration  3 years 

Deadline LOI in March 

Weblink – https://www.hfsp.org/funding/hfsp-funding/research-grants

 

2) March of Dimes – For Pregnant woman and child related project

Weblink – https://www.marchofdimes.org/research/research-grants.aspx

https://www.marchofdimes.org/research/research.aspx

 

3)  Wings for life – Spinal cord related research

Project grant amount – 100,000 euros for 3 years or

Individual grant – for postdoc, Phd, Tec salary for 2 years

Deadlines – 1 September 2021 for LOI, 1st November 2021 for full grant

Weblink – https://www.wingsforlife.com/en/latest/grant-application-479/

Guidelines for Project Grant –

https://www.wingsforlife.com/fileadmin/user_upload/downloads/2020_Guidelines_Project_Grant_03.pdf

Guidelines for individual grants – https://www.wingsforlife.com/fileadmin/user_upload/downloads/2020_Guidelines_Individual_Grant_03.pdf

 

4)  Multiple Sclerosis Society –

Amount – $300,000 for 2 years

Deadlines – March 2022

Weblink – https://www.nationalmssociety.org/For-Professionals/Researchers/Society-Funding/Request-For-Applications

 

5)  Beckman Foundation – For US citizen and PR

Kind of grants – For Young PI (4 years from joining) and postdocs

Deadlines – Aug 2021, Sep 2021

Weblink – https://www.beckman-foundation.org/programs/

https://www.beckman-foundation.org/programs/beckman-young-investigator/

 

6)  SCF – Scleroderma related research

Kind of grants – For Young PI (4 years from joining) and postdocs

Amount – $75,000/year for 2 years

Deadlines – December/January

Weblink – https://srfcure.org/apply-for-a-grant/

 

7)    Burroughs Wellcome Fund –

Weblink – https://www.bwfund.org/funding-opportunities/

https://www.bwfund.org/upcoming-deadlines/

 

8)    Dorris Duke Charitable Foundation –

Weblink – https://www.ddcf.org/grants/open-competitions-and-funding-opportunities/

 

9)   Simons Foundation –

Weblink – https://www.simonsfoundation.org/funding-opportunities/

 

10)  Muscular Dystrophy Association –

Weblink – https://www.mda.org/science/funding-opportunities

 

11)  Marfan Foundation

Weblink – https://www.marfan.org/resources/researchers/grant