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Find Funding Opportunities

Search for a grant funding opportunity specific to your areas of interest, or apply to one of our generic parent announcements.

About Funding

NINDS supports and conducts research, both basic and clinical, on the normal and diseased nervous system. Approximately 90% of the overall budget of NINDS is used to fund extramural research through a variety of funding mechanisms.

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Training & Career Development

The Office of Training & Workforce Development (OTWD) and the Office of Programs to Enhance Neuroscience Workforce Diversity (OPEN) support the training of students (high school, undergraduate and graduate), postdoctoral fellows, clinician-scientists, and faculty across NINDS research areas.

Apply For Funding

Learn about the steps required for an application to proceed from planning and submission through to award. 

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Clinical Research Next Steps

Tools and resources to help you finalize your protocol and launch your study

Small Business Grants

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) small business program is a congressionally-mandated set-aside program to encourage research and development leading to commercialization.

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