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Grants & Funding

On these pages you will find information from NIA's Division of Extramural Activities, including the many Research Grant Mechanisms and programs for Small Businesses. In addition, you can find out about the process of getting an NIH grant and learn about Scientific Review at NIA, including whether your application will be assigned to NIA for review or to the Center for Scientific Review. These pages will also help you learn about NIA policies that apply to our grant activities and find links to sites that address applicable NIH policies. Read How to Find NIA Funding Opportunities.

For a list of funding opportunities from NIA, visit the NIH Grants Guide.

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Funding Opportunities from NIA

Visit the NIH Grants Guide to find NIA funding opportunities.

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Inside NIA: A Blog for Researchers

Read the Inside NIA blog for info on NIA funding, training, pay lines, and more.

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Scientific Review at NIA

The Scientific Review Branch is responsible for the initial peer review of research applications assigned to NIA.

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NIA-Specific Funding Policies

Get information on funding policies at NIA.

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Training & Career Development

Access NIA's portal for training and career development opportunities in aging research.

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Small Business Opportunities

NIA supports small business concerns and nonprofit organizations that conduct research to improve the health and well-being of older Americans.

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NIH Funding Policies

Learn about the process of getting an NIH grant, and find Info from NIH that is relevant to NIA funding applicants & grantees.

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Research Grant Mechanisms

Get information on NIA-supported research grant mechanisms.

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Research and Funding FAQs

Read commonly asked questions about research and funding at NIA.