Sponsor Forms & News


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Section A: Sponsor FormsSection B: News

A. Sponsor Forms

While there are several sponsors that provide opportunities to support research projects, the sponsors highlighted below demonstrate the most common support sources for the Duke University School of Medicine. Please check the Funding Opportunities page for complete information on available support or go directly to the sponsor or company website for information regarding any opportunities for funding research projects.


 AHA - American Heart Association

 Grants@Heart system


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 DOD - Department of Defense:

 AMRAA - Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity

 AFOSR - Air Force Office of Scientific Research

 ARO - Army Research Office

 CDMRP - Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program          CDMRP Help Desk

Please Note: Pre-applications are required and must be submitted through the CDMRP eReceipt website prior to the application submission. For the application submission, each CDMRP award mechanism will provide the following two documents which work in conjunction together to cover all requirements unique to the selected program:

  1. Program Announcement - Provides program information, scientific proposal components, and review criteria.
  2. Application Instructions and General Information - Provides detailed information on pre-application and application submission requirements as well as instructions for regulatory requirements. 

 DARPA - Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

 ONR - Office of Naval Research


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 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

  Indirect Cost Policy Guidelines


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 NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

 NRA / CAN Proposer's Guidebook
 Unsolicited Proposal Guidance


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 NIH - National Institutes of Health

 Submission Method

Application Type

 Forms & Instructions



 Type 1 - New

 Type 2 - Renewal

 SF424 (R&R)

 Standard Form 424  (Research & Related)      Grant Application

Provides the guide and forms for Research, Career Development, Individual Fellowship, Institutional Training, and SBIR / STTR awards.

R&R Subaward Budget Attachment Form - Please right click and choose "Save Link As" or "Save Target As" to extract the Budget Attachment Form package.
Adobe Reader PDF viewer is needed to extract this form package.
Provides a separate budget package to be completed by the subaward site when preparing a detailed budget application. The completed budget package will be inserted into the (Grants.duke or Grants.gov) SF424 application for electronic submission.
* The Grants.duke system serves as the electronic portal for most NIH funding opportunity electronic submissions. Please check with your assigned ORA Grants Specialist to determine which submission system (Grants.duke or Grants.gov) will be applied to facilitate a smooth application preparation and submission. Please Note:  Parent Announcements (unsolicited applications) are submitted via the Grants.duke system.
 Type 1 - New
 Type 2 - Renewal

 PHS 398

Public Health Service Grant Application 

Provides the guide and forms for Cooperative Agreements and Complex Mechanisms that will require a hard copy submission.   
Please Note: The funding opportunity will indicate the appropriate submission method.
 Type 5 - Continuation
 Non-Competing  Renewal

RPPR User Guide

Electronic Research Performance Progress Report

Provides the guide which instructs users how to complete and upload progress report information into the eRA Commons system due 45 days prior to the next grant year award start date.
 Type 5 - Continuation
 Non-Competing  Renewal

 PHS 2590

Public Health Service Grant Progress Report

Provides the progress report forms necessary to submit a hard copy report 60 days prior to the next grant year award start date.
Please Note: Section III of the NIH Notice of Award will indicate if grant is subject to SNAP (Streamlined Noncompeting Award Procedures). If SNAP, utilize the eSNAP system to create and submit the progress report. 
NIH Application Guidance          NIH Staff Directory                  

 NSF - National Science Foundation

 Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide
 Grant Proposal Guide
 Grants.gov Application Guide


 proposalCENTRAL e-grantmaking website utilized by several organizations

 How to Create an Application using proposalCENTRAL tutorial


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 Susan G. Komen for the Cure

 Komens Grants Access


Section B. News


AHA - American Heart Association News


DOD - Department of Defense News


Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation News


NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration News


NIH - National Institutes of Health News


NSF - National Science Foundation News


Susan G. Komen for the Cure News


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