Principal Investigators Association

An R24 is a special grant mechanism that is designed to generate additional research, develop a new research field, expand the research community to include younger or minority investigators or move research into practice. They complement other research and dissemination activities in a seasoned
researcher’s portfolio and are particularly designed to support cross institution and interdisciplinary collaboration to develop networks and concrete resources. As such, they are not for everyone.

It may be helpful for researchers to think of R24s as part of a research portfolio including R01s, P01s, K grants, and other mechanisms. Not everyone will be interested in collaborative, interdisciplinary activities. However, an experienced researcher looking to move beyond a narrow, discipline focused field of study or who has developed networks or resources already, may find an R24 grant an appropriate mechanism to support their activities. Or the R24 could be the mechanism to provide the initial seed conversations or resources to lead to future specific project research programs. In either case, it is one more way to support a research enterprise or further breakthroughs and paradigm shifts in health or health related research.

While the R24 grant mechanism can be used for a wide variety of purposes, these
grants have in common the goal of bringing together people and institutions to build resources that will benefit a field of study or practice as a whole.

Inside this 85-page guide, you will learn how the R24 activity code is used by different NIH institutes and AHRQ, and gain valuable tips from program officers on how to write a successful R24 proposal!

This guide includes:

  • A thorough explanation of what an R24 is and whether or not it is a good fit for you
  • Expert tips, derived from interviews with program officers, to help you build a successful proposal
  • Detailed examples specific to each type of R24
  • What you need to know before contacting Program Officers
  • What a good R24 proposal should and should NOT include—Insider tips revealed
  • The power of support letters
  • How an R24 budget differs from other NIH budgets
  • Along with how-to examples and guides, you will also find directly quoted information from successful R24 grant applications
  • And much more!

About the Author:

Dr. Jo Anne Schneider is currently an Associate Research Professor in
Anthropology at George Washington University. She served as an American
Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science and Technology
Policy Fellow at NIH working with National Cancer Institute to translate
research into practice (2003-2005). Dr. Schneider is an urban anthropologist
focusing on the role of government, non-profits, and communities in intergroup
relations, opportunity structures for marginalized populations (immigrants, refugees, people of color, people with disabilities, low income families), and social welfare and health policy creation and implementation. Her work consistently involves working with government, local institutions, community members and policy makers to develop applied research projects and translate research into policy and programs. She has an international reputation for developing interdisciplinary projects. Her most recent work focuses on the role of social capital in marginalized communities and the dynamics between government, nonprofits, and communities in implementing social welfare and health policy.


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This guide is brought to you as a training tool by the Principal Investigators Association, which is an independent organization. The information presented and its contents are not connected with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) or the National Science Foundation (NSF), nor are they endorsed by these agencies. All views expressed are those personally held by the author and are not official government policies or opinions.