Get That Grant!


Whether you are applying for an NIH K award, an R01, R21, or a San Diego CFAR Developmental or International Pilot grant, help is just a click or an email away.

Check out the resources below and if you need more information or guidance, please email

Tips from the Experts

San Diego CFAR Developmental Grant Assistance

San Diego CFAR International Pilot Grant Assistance

Archive of Investigator Development (AID) Repository

  • The AID serves as a repository of  successful K and R grant proposals as well as their corresponding NIH summary statements. The repository provides faculty with guidance on proposal development by offering a sampling of proposalsathat have been funded. The goal is to demonstrate through example the best ways to prepare the various elements of effective proposals.
  • Users of the repository must be members of SD CFAR. The repository is maintained on a secure drive and proposal authors have the opportunity to redact any proprietary information
  • Email for more information about accessing the AID Repository

Organized Writing League (OWL)

UC San Diego is now offering two new programs to help you write your CDA/K and your first R01 applications:

  • School of Medicine K writing program—For more information click here
  • Department of Medicine “My First R01 Program”—contact Davey Smith,

NIH Assisted Referral Tool (ART)

At a Glance