Grant Writing Tools and Resources

    Emory University Department of Medicine offers a variety of grant writinig tools to help internal faculty obtain grant funding. If you are an internal Emory faculty member and are interested in obtaining grant funding please review the information included in the accordion files below.   

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    Grant Writing Resources Updates

    To recieve regular grant tools and resources updates as well keep informed of the latest grant award winners subscribe to the Department of Medicine Research Office Newsletter.

    Which Grant is Appropriate for You?

    Which NIH Grant is appropriate for you? 

    Types of NIH Grants

    Types of VA Grants

    Helpful NIH graphs (PDF) to show you which grant to apply for at any given point in your research career (credit:

    Grant Writing Tips

    • Review Top TEN Things (PDF) document that  every Mentored Career Development Awardee and Career Development Award Mentor should know.
    • Review and include Action Verbs (PDF) in your grant writing proposals to optimize your chances for obtaining your grant.
    • Researchers are encouraged to contact theMedicine RAS Pre-Award Team as soon as they are considering submitting a proposal. You will be assigned a pre-award specialist to provide the current salary information, fringe benefit rate, and help determine the Facilities & Administration rate.

    Grant Writing Helpful Links

    Standard Due Dates for Competing Applications (NIH)

    Funding Opportunities available to Emory Department of Medicine researchers

    Find currently funded grants/projects through NIH RePORTER (Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools)

    NIH Paylines, Percentiles and Success Rates 
    • What are these?
    • Research project success rates by NIH Institute
    • NIH Paylines and success rates

    CSR videos: gives you an inside look at the grant review process as well as tips for NIH applicants

    Rock Talk: very helpful extramural news & tips from NIH

    NIH Essentials and NSF Essentials- brought to you by OSP; feature frequently used grant-related info and resources.