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 Planning, Writing, and Submitting

The NIH Office of Extramural Research (OER) provides a wealth of information on funding opportunities, thorough guidance for applicants from planning your application through awards management, and policies pertaining to all NIH components that conduct peer review. Applicants looking for guidance should start at OER’s Grants Process Overview.  OER also operates the NIH Grants Information Service (; 301-945-7573).





Additional Resources
Investigators are encouraged to contact program staff prior to submitting an application. Additional information that may be useful is available on the following NIH web sites: