Benefits of ORCiD for Funders [March 25, 2024]

The ORCID US Community team for presented on the benefits of ORCID consortium membership for funders. For example, linking your awards with your awardees’ and reviewers’ ORCID records enables you to:

  • Improve your ability to track the impact of your awards and your awardees, even after the end of the grant term
  • Save time and reduce input errors when filling out forms
  • Better know who your applicants and reviewers are and improve the integrity of your submission, review, and reporting processes
  • Ensure the research you fund reaches its full potential via ORCID’s FAIR-enabled data and infrastructure
  • Help your awardees improve their visibility, and improve the discoverability of their works and contributions, by the scholarly community
  • Meet governmental compliance requirements
  • Resolve metadata and name discrepancies

ORCID’s free services are openly available for anyone to use, but joining the ORCID US Community consortium will maximize the benefits of ORCID.