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Grants & You Summer 2019: Grantsmanship Training & Resources

NIH Data Book

The NIH Data Book provides basic summary statistics on extramural grants and contract awards, grant applications, organizations that NIH supports, trainees and fellows supported through NIH programs, and the national biomedical workforce.

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.

Grant Writing Tips

Puzzled about how to craft a need statement for your grant?'s Community Blog provides some tips.

Once you've crafted the need statement, you will want to discuss the proposed project's impact. Here's how.

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

The NACHC website has a wealth of state-level data and maps, including updated state fact sheets with key data points for all 50 states; Washington, DC; and Puerto Rico.

Limit Hyperlinks in Grant Applications

Thinking about including hyperlinks in your grant application? While these tips are NIH-specific, they serve as good guidelines for all applications.

Informed Consent NIH-funded Clinical Trials

On May 17, 2019, NIH released its Guidance on Posting Informed Consent Forms for NIH-Funded Clinical Trials with the aim of providing  the extramural research community information regarding where to post clinical trial informed consent forms, as required by Section 46.116(h) of the Revised Common Rule (Subpart A of 45 CFR 46).

Types of Federal Awards

If you've ever wondered about the difference between a block grant, a grant, and a cooperative agreement, this post in the Community Blog provides a succint overview of several different types of federal awards.

Other NIH Resources