NIH has developed a system to facilitate the discrete exchange of essential information between NIH and applicant organizations. The “Commons” is a Web interface where NIH and the grantee community are able to conduct their extramural research administration business electronically.

  • eRA Commons: link to National Institutes of Health web site
  • Registration form: link to register with eRA Commons. Registration benefits include the ability to download a pre-filled copy of your Progress Report Face Page (Form 2590)
  • Training Materials: link to on-line materials to help you become familiar with current features available through eRA Commons. A class is also available.
  • Progress reports: link to web page containing detailed instructions on completing SNAP and non-SNAP reports, internal processing forms, and submission schedules.
  • Funding Information: link to the Funding Information Portal with information compiled from NIH including:
    • Institutes, Centers and Offices
    • NIH Getting Started Guide
    • Research Grant Mechanisms
    • Guide for Grants and Contracts
    • Forms and Applications
    • Grants Policy and Guidance
    • Advisory Committees
    • Resources for New Investigators
    • NIH Roadmap Initiative
    • Bioinformatics Funding Opportunities
    • Bioengineering Funding Opportunities
    • Training Grant and Fellowships