The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is phasing in receiving
all grants applications electronically. Many online resources are available
A centralized online portal for finding and applying for grants from 26 Federal
agencies, including AHRQ and the National Institutes of Health.
Go to: Grants.gov
A Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number is a unique nine-character identification number provided by the commercial company Dun & Bradstreet (D&B). An applicant organization has to acquire a DUNS number before applying through Grants.gov.
Go to: DUNS
A vendor database for the Federal Government. An applicant organization has
to register with the Central Contract Registration (CCR) before applying through
Go to: CCR
The NIH electronic Research Administration system that allows applicants/grantees
to electronically receive and transmit application and award information.
Go to: eRA Commons
NIH's Office of Extramural Research page, outlining policies and guidelines for extramural research administration.
Go to: OER Home Page
The official NIH publication for grant policies, guidelines and funding opportunities
Go to: NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts
A listing of NIH application forms and instructions.
Go to: NIH Forms and Applications
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