Securing independent funding is very meaningful for career development, especially for postdocs who want to remain in academia. Listed below are links and information for some of the more common postdoctoral grant mechanisms. You can also check out the funding database of funding opportunities curated by the graduate school or find a consolidated list of funding sources and fellowships for postdocs at the Career Development Office (CDO) site.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
The NIH is one of the most common sources of funding for researchers at CU Anschutz. They offer multiple mechanisms for grants at the postdoctoral level. Most of these grants vary significantly depending on specific institutes/centers within the NIH, so it is recommended that you contact a Program Officer before submitting an application to determine if your application is suited for any particular funding mechanism.
Other sources of postdoctoral funding