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About Funding Mechanisms

NIH uses several types of grants to support research projects. Each has special characteristics, uses, and guidelines. NIDDK supports the NIH funding mechanisms mentioned below. For some awards, however, the links below provide guidance about specific NIDDK support.

If you think you may qualify as a New Investigator or an Early Stage Investigator, review the New and Early Stage Investigator page.

View the collaborative grants comparison table to learn about the difference among a P01, RC2, and R01.

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