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Understanding Grant Numbers

A grant number provides unique identification for the grant. The figure below shows an example of a complete NIH grant number (5 R01 HL123451-01A2).

Example of an NIH grant number

The grant number is composed of the following parts:

For information about specific codes and their meaning, see the Adobe PDF report located at

See Also


Querying Grant Proposals

Viewing Proposal Search Results


Viewing Grant Status Information and Summary Statements

Understanding Other Relevant Documents

Querying Type 5 Progress Reports

Viewing Type 5 Progress Report Status

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