happens to my grant
Grant after submission?
financial assistance mechanism providing money, property, or both to an eligible entity to carry out an approved project or activity. A grant is used whenever the NIH
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
the United State's medical research agency, a federal government agency composed of diverse Institutes and Centers
that conduct and support biomedical and behavioral research. NIH Homepage
Institute or Center anticipates no substantial programmatic involvement with the recipient during performance of the financially assisted activities.
The Center for Scientific Review ( CSR
Center for Scientific Review (CSR) ) is the central receipt
point for all new, revised, competing continuation, and competing
supplement applications submitted to the NIH whether they
are unsolicited or in response to a RFA
the portal for NIH grant applications and their review for scientific merit. It organizes the peer review groups that evaluate the majority (70%) of the research grant applications sent to NIH. CSR Homepage
Requests for Applications (RFA) / RFP
initiatives sponsored by one or more NIH institutes or centers that stimulate research by requesting grant applications in a well-defined scientific area.
Requests for Proposals (RFP) / PA
initiatives sponsored by an NIH institute for a contract to meet a specific need, such as the development of an animal model or circulatory assist devices or a specific multicenter clinical trial.
Program Announcements (PA) . CSR
Referral Officers will assign the application to a review
group and an Institute based on the type of grant mechanism,
the scientific focus of the application and any request by
the applicant. CSR provides detailed information about
and Assignment Process.
NIH announcements requesting grant applications in stated scientific areas where money is generally not set aside to pay for the grants.
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