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Grants & You Newsletter Spring 2019: Grantsmanship Training & Resources

Talking with Program Staff

Opening dialogue with a federal program officer can make for a significantly stronger NIH submission. Read in more detail about the benefits of and reasons for doing so, and also find out how to go about building this important relationship.

Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP)

CDMRP's webinar series explains the types of funding offered and tips for submitting to CDMRP programs. Representative topics include:

  • Team Science Funding Opportunities (archived)
  • Funding Opportunities for Early Career Investigators (4/24/19)

A full schedule of upcoming webinars and links to archived videos can be found here.

NIH Peer Review Revealed

Google Dataset Search

Google has a new search engine, known as Google Dataset Search, that helps researchers locate data available for public use. Nature discusses it in more detail.

There's an App for That!

With the new mobile app (on Google Play and Apple's App Store), it is easier than ever to quickly search for, subscribe to, and share federal funding opportunities on the go.

Early Stage Investigator

How do you know if you are an early-stage investigator? If you are, will your applications to NIH receive special consideration? Find out the answers in this Extramural News Q&A.

National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) State Level Data and Maps

The NACHC has uploaded a wealth of state-level data and maps to its website, including updated state fact sheets with key data points for all 50 states; Washington, DC; and Puerto Rico. 17.0 introduces system enhancements on March 18, designed for a more convenient interface.

Grant Events and Trainings

Did you know the Community Blog provides a list of upcoming conferences, workshops, and other training events? These networking and educational opportunities are hosted by federal grant-making agencies and other associations or organizations in the grants community. You can find the list here.

Other NIH Resources