NICHD Small Business Funding Opportunities

NICHD provides numerous funding opportunities for small business concerns (SBCs), using grant and contract mechanisms, and supporting targeted research areas and investigator-initiated applications.

Specific information about the NICHD's SBIR and STTR mechanisms appear below.

R43/R44 SBIR Grant (Phase I/Phase II)
R41/R42 STTR Grant (Phase I/Phase II)

You can also review the full Omnibus Solicitation (PDF - 2.1 MB) for more information; NICHD-specific information begins on page 70.

Please note: NICHD is able to fund above the hard caps in certain cases. Therefore, if an application is approved, the institute can fund Phase I grants up to $300,000 and Phase II grants up to $2 million. If you have questions, please email