About Funding

About Funding

Female scientist at desk looking through documents

Funding Types: Know The Differences

Knowing the differences between the different types of grants (assistance) and contracts (acquisition) funding mechanisms available through NINDS can save you time and effort.

Stethoscope and glass globe on desk

International Activities

Information for foreign institutions and international organizations, including public or private non-profit or for-profit organizations, interested in applying for research project grants from NINDS.

Image of neurons

NINDS Grant Mechanisms

Description of grant mechanisms supported by NINDS

Research Program Award

Research Program Award

Information about the NINDS Research Program Award (R35) – piloting a new approach to funding neuroscience research.

Magnifying glass focused on barchart graphs

NINDS Funding Strategy

Information on the annual NINDS budget, extramural percentile payline, and funding priorities

Line graph of fiscal year outcomes


Data on the outcomes of selected NINDS funding mechanisms and programs