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Grants and Funding: Extramural Programs (EP)

Sample Life Cycle of a New NLM Grant Application

MilestoneTimetable
Application Submitted through Grants.gov  Submitted by February 5 by 5:00 PM applicant's local time
Application status notification sent via e-mail by Grants.gov  Following automated validation, usually within a day 
First Level review by Biomedical Library and Informatics Review Committee (BLIRC)  June Meeting
Impact/Priority score available online at eRA Commons  Approximately 7 working days post BLIRC
Summary Statement available Summary statement normally available online at eRA Commons 4 weeks post BLIRC
Second Level review by Board of Regents September-October Meeting
NLM Staff prepare funding recommendations  October
Funding decisions implemented October-November, depending on availability of funds
Notice of Grant Award e-mailed by NIH November to December