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Federal Funding Opportunities and Resources

Below is a selected list of timely federal funding opportunities that are relevant to the osteopathic medical education community. AACOM updates this resource frequently.  Please bookmark the page for your reference. For a comprehensive listing of federal funding opportunities, please visit Grants.gov.   

Featured Opportunities

November 25 – December 6

National Institutes of Health

Practice-Based Research for Implementing Scalable Evidence-Based Prevention Interventions in Primary Care Settings (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Letter of Intent: January 10, 2020

Application Due: February 10, 2020

The purpose of this grant is to encourage practice-based research aimed at testing the effectiveness of developmentally-focused theory-based efficacious prevention interventions which may impact mental health outcomes. The research should test prevention approaches that are both scalable and sustainable for implementation in pediatric-serving primary care settings, with an emphasis on populations experiencing mental health disparities.

Implementation Research in HRSA Ryan White Sites: Screening and Treatment for Mental and Substance Use Disorders to Further the National “Ending the HIV Epidemic” (EHE) Goals (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Letter of Intent: December 31, 2019

Application Due: January 31, 2020

This grant opportunity invites applications to enhance screening and treatment for mental and substance use disorders in HRSA Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program funded sites through implementation research, to advance the goals of the National "End the Epidemic" (EHE) initiative. It is intended to support definitive studies, not pilots and feasibility studies like below.

Implementation Research in HRSA Ryan White Sites: Screening and Treatment for Mental and Substance Use Disorders to Further the National “Ending the HIV Epidemic” (EHE) Goals (R34 Clinical Trial Optional)

Letter of Intent: December 31, 2019

Application Due: January 31, 2020

This grant opportunity invites applications to enhance screening and treatment for mental and substance use disorders in HRSA Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program funded sites through implementation research, to advance the goals of the National "End the Epidemic" (EHE) initiative. It is intended to support pilot or feasibility implementation studies to enhance screening and treatment of substance use or mental health disorders in the HRSA Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.

Innovative Molecular and Cellular Analysis Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R21 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent: 30 days prior to application due date

Application Due: February 21, 2020

The emphasis of this grant is on supporting the development of novel capabilities involving a high degree of technical innovation for targeting, probing, or assessing molecular and cellular features of cancer biology. Well-suited applications must offer the potential to accelerate and/or enhance research in the areas of cancer biology, early detection and screening, clinical diagnosis, treatment, control, epidemiology, and/or address issues associated with cancer health disparities.

Health Resources and Services Administration

Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program

Letter of Intent: January 6, 2020 (not required but preferred)

Application Due: February 25, 2020

The purpose of the AMF Program is to expand the number of fellows at accredited AMF and Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship (APF) programs trained as addiction medicine specialists who work in underserved, community-based settings that integrate primary care with mental health disorders and substance use disorder (SUD) prevention and treatment services.  The sponsoring institution of addiction medicine or addiction psychiatry fellowship programs must be accredited by ACGME or, until 2021, by ACAAM.

Agency for Health Care Research and Quality

Mentored Research Scientist Career Development Award

Application Due: January 25, 2020

The primary purpose of the AHRQ Mentored Research Scientist Career Development Awards (K01) program is to help ensure that a diverse pool of highly trained scientists is available in appropriate scientific disciplines to address the Nation's health services research needs. This AHRQ program provides support and “protected time” to individuals with a research doctoral degree for an intensive, supervised research career development experience in health services research.

Improving Quality of Care and Patient Outcomes During Care Transitions

Application Due: January 25, 2020

The purpose of this grant is to produce health services research that will rigorously test promising interventions aimed at improving communication and coordination during care transitions.

November 11 – November 22

NIDCR Small Research Grants for Analyses of Existing Genomics Data (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Application Due: February 16, 2020

The purpose of this grant is to announce support for meritorious research projects that address research questions relevant to human dental, oral, or craniofacial (DOC) conditions or traits through analysis of existing and publicly available genomics data using statistical and computational approaches

Leadership Award for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Research (R35 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent: May 19, 2020

Application Due: June 19, 2020

Applicants will be supported to develop and implement innovative multidisciplinary research and mentoring programs through an interchange of ideas that enable individuals and their institutions to strengthen existing programs and the development of new research programs that are specific to the goals/milestones of the NIH Alzheimer's Disease and Alzheimer's Disease Related Dementias Summits.

2020 Empowering Communities to Address Behavioral Health and Chronic Pain through Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Programs

Application Due: January 29, 2020

This funding opportunity is designed for applicants to propose how they will develop capacity for, deliver, and sustain evidence-based self-management education and support programs that address behavioral health and/or chronic pain among older adults and adults with disabilities.

Health Resources and Services Administration

Rural Health Research Center Program

Application Due: February 21, 2020

The purpose of this cooperative agreement is to support high-quality, impartial, policy-relevant research to assist health care providers and decision/policy-makers at the federal, state and local levels in better understanding the challenges faced by rural communities and in designing policies to improve health care access and population health.

Administration of Community Living

2020 Empowering Communities to Address Behavioral Health and Chronic Pain through Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Programs

Application Due: January 29, 2020

This funding opportunity is designed for applicants to propose how they will develop capacity for, deliver, and sustain evidence-based self-management education and support programs that address behavioral health and/or chronic pain among older adults and adults with disabilities.