About eRA

eRA provides mission-critical IT infrastructure to manage the receipt, processing, review, award and monitoring of about $34 billion in research and non-research grants awarded annually by NIH and other grantor agencies in support of the collective mission of improving human health. Find out more by reading the overview and learning about its leadership and offices. Want to partner with eRA to use its services for applicants/grantees as well as staff? Get more details here.

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eRA Leadership

"I am proud to lead a team of IT professionals whose knowledge of extramural business processes is unsurpassed. By facilitating the funding of grants through our grants systems, we are advancing NIH's mission of turning discovery into health."


Inna Faenson
Director, Office of electronic Research Administration