Federal Agency Links

All things NIH: agency links, NIH policy, Federal FORMS, AHRQ, HRSA, NINR, Grants.gov links

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)


Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Institute of Nursing Research

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

AHRQ supports health services research that will improve the quality of health care and promote evidence-based decision making


Grants.Gov: Links to funding announcements from all federal agencies

Standard Due Dates for Competing Applications - NIH - Office of Extramural Research

Grants.gov BLOG [great for updates]

Troubleshooting Tips - Grants,gov

Help is provided for common troubleshooting issues such as verifying your Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) status, login for E-Business Point of Contact (E-Biz POC) and accessing search results. These troubleshooting tips can help you quickly resolve your technical issues.

Certificates of Confidentiality Kiosk - Office of Extramural Research - NIH

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

HRSA Open [Funding] Opportunities

Request a No-cost Extension - HRSA

Using Program Funds Beyond Budget Period - HRSA

Find HRSA Grant Awards - Grantees

HRSA Grantees by Program or State

HRSA Grant Awards by Major Program or State

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Due Dates / Deadlines - NIH

NIH eRA Commons
A virtual meeting place where NIH extramural grantee organizations, grantees, and the public can receive and transmit information about the administration of biomedical and behavioral research.

eRA Commons Implementation of Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR)

The pilot for RPPR system feature in eRA Commons system will replace eSNAP for submission of Research Performance Progress Reports in early 2012. Full implementation will occur in summer 2012.

eRA Commons Mandating Use of No-Cost Extension (NCE) in Commons

NIH plans to mandate use of the No-Cost Extension feature in eRA Commons when you need to notify NIH that you will exercise your one-time authority to extend (without additional funds) the final budget period of your grant. The new policy requiring its use will go into effect on October 1, 2011. As of that date, NIH will no longer accept these notifications via other communication channels.

Grants.OER Home Page
NIH Office of Extramural Research
NIH Medical and Behavioral Research Grant Policies, Guidelines and Funding Opportunities

NIH Applications and Forms

NIH Updates Submission Instructions for the Public Access Policy

NIH made several updates to the NIH Public Access Web page to clarify the submission process.  The Web site explains that there are four methods to ensure that a manuscript is submitted to PubMed Central in compliance with the NIH Public Access Policy. These methods vary based on the version of the paper submitted, and the actions undertaken by the author and publisher.  

Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects (CRISP)
Search Awarded Grants for Federal Funding Agencies

Center for Scientific Review (CSR)
NIH portal for NIH grant applications and their review for scientific merit

Steps and Instructions: NIH Electronic Submission of Grant Applications

Video: Inside the NIH Grant Review Process

Research Portfolio Online Report Tool (RePORT)

Reports, data, and analysis of NIH Research Activities

NIH Checklists for PIs and Institutions
Posted on Natl. Institute of Allergy & Infectuous Diseases' site---EXCELLENT LISTS/GUIDELINES

EXCELLENT Funding & Policy Terms & Acronyms
NIAID Glossary of Funding and Policy Terms and Acronyms

Salary Limitation on Grants, Cooperative Agreements, and Contracts

NIH Podcasts [Reports / Training Archives]

Mixed Methods Research (Best Practices from NIH)

The National Institutes of Health released recommendations of best practices for scientists conducting mixed methods health research. Mixed methods research combines the strengths of quantitative research and qualitative research.


National Institute of Nursing Research

National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)

Research and Funding  - National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)

Grant Development and Management Resources (NINR): Includes 'Getting Started' and 'FAQ' links