Common Fund Data Ecosystem (CFDE) Resources for NIH Staff

This page contains resources to help NIH program and grants management staff understand the goals of the Common Fund Data Ecosystem (CFDE), how Common Fund programs can engage with the CFDE, and how Common Fund programs can leverage the Science and Technology Research Infrastructure for Discovery, Experimentation, and Sustainability (STRIDES) Initiative. New materials will be added as they are developed. For questions, please contact

CFDE Cross-Pollination Meetings:

The CFDE Coordinating Center hosts monthly cross-pollination meetings via Zoom on the first Tuesday of each month from 2:00PM-3:30PM EST. These events are open to CFDE awardees, Common Fund Data Coordinating Center staff, and NIH staff. To receive updates about these events and other CFDE-related news for NIH staff, please sign up for the CFDE-NIH-Staff listserv.


CFDE and STRIDES informational webinar slides and webinar video for NIH program and grants management staff

CFDE Assessment Report (July 2019)

CFDE Assessment Report (October 2019)

CFDE Assessment Report (December 2019)

Materials for accessing STRIDES:

I.  What Terms and Conditions should be used when amending a Common Fund award to take advantage of STRIDES?

If you have more questions regarding the CFDE or STRIDES please visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page


This page last reviewed on November 25, 2020