The Grants-In-Aid Program of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-GIA) aims to harness the country's scientific and technological capabilities by providing financial grants to S&T programs/projects to spur a sustainable economic growth for the country.

It encourges participation of various sectors in Science and Technology (S&T) particularly in Research and Development (R&D), Technology Transfer, Human Resources Development, S&T Promotion, Advocacy and Linkages.