Grant Toolbox

To facilitate grant submissions, the Office for Research has cultivated a variety of resources to help investigators assemble their proposals. 

Grant Starter Kit

The “Grant Starter Kit” has checklists and primers for components of the grant that are not the core components, the Specific Aims, nor the Research Strategy. Please realize that these templates are a guide and they should be altered to fit the proposal.

Go to the Starter Kit

Facilities and Resources Bank

This tool has blurbs on departments, centers, institutes, core/shared facilities, scientific initiatives, and institutional resources that can enhance your application. You can also email the Office for Research to request write-ups of a particular resource.

Access Resource Descriptions

Funded Applications

The Office for Research can help you find previously funded grants from unusual NIH mechanisms. Please email the Office for Research for more information. In addition, NIH has sample grants to help researchers prepare their R01s: