NIH and NCI Grants-Related Policies
This section contains links compiled by the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP) to help investigators learn more about NIH and NCI policies related to grant applications and has FAQs related to grants policies.
- NIH Office of Extramural Research
Provides the corporate framework for NIH research administration, ensuring scientific integrity, public accountability, and effective stewardship of the NIH extramural research portfolio. This site contains information about grants, grants policy, funding, and forms and deadlines.
- NCI Division of Extramural Activities
DEA provides the scientific community expert review of the merits of extramural research, procedures, and policies. This site contains information about extramural funding opportunities, advisory boards and groups, consumer guides for peer review, and FAQs.
- NIH Grants Policy Statement
The NIH Grants Policy Statement (NIHGPS) provides NIH grantees, in a single document, the policy requirements that serve as the terms and conditions of grant awards. This document also is useful to those interested in grants by providing information about NIH—its organization, staff, and grants process.
- Foreign Grants Information
This site is focused on those elements of the grants process specific to foreign applicants/grantees.
- Genomic Data Sharing Policy Home Page
To promote sharing of human and non-human genomic data and to provide appropriate protections for research involving human data, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued the Genomic Data Sharing (GDS) Policy on August 27, 2014. This website supports the policy's implementation.
- Sharing Research Data
The final NIH statement on sharing research data is provided (February 26, 2003).
- Intellectual Property Policy
This site contains links to policies and information related to invention reporting, relevant NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts notices, and staff contacts.
- Financial Conflict of Interest
Contains current regulations and proposed changes to financial conflict of interest regulations, relevant NIH Guide notices, and information on reporting and other resources.
- Public Access Policy
The policy ensures that the public has access to the published results of NIH funded research. This site helps investigators learn how to comply with the policy.
Human Subjects Research Protections
- NIH Office of Human Subjects Research
This site contains information sheets and forms, adverse events reports, regulations and ethical guidelines, and more.
- Human Subjects Protections and Bioethics for Foreign Grants
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) provides leadership in the protection of human subjects participating in such research by providing clarification and guidance, developing educational programs and materials, and maintaining regulatory oversight.
- Protecting Human Subject Research Participants On-Line Course
NCI and NIH News Sources for Grants-Related Information
The following Listservs periodically send e-mail updates with important grants policy updates.
- Cancer Epidemiology Matters E-News (monthly electronic newsletter from the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program)
- NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts
- NIH Extramural Nexus (monthly update from the NIH Office of Extramural Research)
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