Find a Fit for Your Research at NIH
As you begin your journey in search of NIH grant funding, it is important to understand the structure of NIH to find the best fit for your research.
NIH is made up of 27 institutes and centers (often referred to as ICs), 24 of which can make grant awards. Each IC has a distinct mission that focuses on a specific disease area, organ system, or stage of life.
For more information see https://nexus.od.nih.gov/all/2021/04/23/find-a-fit-for-your-research-at-nih/