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Grants Pre Award

The SSSW Office for Research (OFR) offers assistance with grant preparation (including budget preparation) and submission. For help, contact us at sssw.ofr@nyu.edu

To begin the grant submission process, contact the OFR and alert us of your intentions to submit a proposal at least 30 days prior to your planned submission date.

Download a list of the key steps in the submission process within NYU and the deadlines for each step.

NIH Funding

A major source of funding for social work research is the National Institute of Health (NIH). NIH is a biomedical research facility primarily located in Bethesda, Maryland. It is an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). It is the primary agency of the United States government responsible for biomedical and health-related research. The current director of the agency is Francis Collins, who is a physician-geneticist.

Submitting a grant proposal to NIH requires following a strict set of rules and adopting a certain format structure.

For information on how to prepare and submit a proposal and detailed background information on applying for an NIH grant

Non-NIH Funding

There are many sources of funding other than NIH for social work research. These include the many national and international based non-profit organizations (i.e., the Ford Foundation, The William T. Grant Foundation, Russell Sage Foundation, the World Health Organization and others), as well as such agencies as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Science Foundation, the Department of Health and Human Services, New York Community Trust, the Council on Social Work Education, the Social Work Research Network, and the Wenner-Gren Foundation, among others.

For information on how to prepare and submit a proposal and detailed background information on applying for a non-NIH grant.

 

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