eRA is built to support your grants management journey.

What We Do

Efficiently award and manage grants with our secure suite of systems.

Experienced. Flexible. Service-oriented.

  • Provide end-to-end grants lifecycle support
  • Allow for the management of research and non-research grants
  • Prioritize security and performance
  • Emphasize user-centered design
  • Leverage cloud capabilities
  • Modernize our systems
  • Harness artificial intelligence
  • Provide data analytics
How We Got Here
eRA is used by NIH and other federal agencies
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Federal Agencies

Read on about who we are, our impact and what we offer to our agency and system users.


eRA is the largest federal grants management system, accounting for over 50 percent of the federal grant applications received by Grants.gov.

$39.6 Billion

Manages $39.6 billion in research and non-research grants awarded annually

Agencies We Support

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One Million
Registered Users
24.5 Million
Logins Annually
63 Thousand

Why Agencies Use eRA

  • A complete grants management solution
  • Supporting research and non-research grants
  • Experienced service provider
  • Expert consultants to help assess support for your Agency needs
  • Tailored onboarding for new partners
  • Dedicated Partner Relationship Managers
  • Service desk, documentation, and training support
  • Software developed with partners, leveraging Agile

If your agency would like to learn more about partnering with eRA, please contact the Partner Engagement Team at eRAinfo@mail.nih.gov.

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