Small Business Programs

NICHD spends most of its annual budget on support for research activities and training. It relies on processes, policies, and strategies to review, distribute, and manage grants; guide staff on addressing research and funding issues; and ensure the best use of funding dollars.

NIH's Office of Extramural Research highlights small business success stories in an interactive mapping tool. Learn more at

This section outlines the grant process, describes federal and NICHD-specific grant policies, and explains funding strategies for achieving institute research goals.

Visit NICHD Small Business Priorities page

NICHD Small Business Priorities

NICHD is interested in specific small business activities.

Visit Funding Opportunities page

Funding Opportunities

The institute offers or participates in these small business-focused funding opportunities.

Visit Small Business Success Stories page.

Small Business Success Stories

NICHD-funded small business programs have led to innovations for patients, healthcare providers, researchers, and more.

top of pageBACK TO TOP