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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 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.

October 28 – November 8

National Institutes of Health  

Research to Action: Assessing and Addressing Community Exposures to Environmental Contaminants (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Letter of Intent: December 21, 2019

Application Due: January 21, 2020

This grant encourages applications using community-engaged research methods to investigate the potential health risks of environmental exposures of concern to the community and to implement an environmental public health action plan based on research findings. The overall goal is to inform changes and to support efforts to prevent or reduce exposure to harmful environmental exposures and improve the health of a community.

NINDS Postdoctoral Mentored Career Development Award (K01 - No Independent Clinical Trial Allowed)

Application Due: February 12, 2020

The purpose of the award is to support the ability of outstanding, mentored postdoctoral researchers to develop a potentially impactful research project with a comprehensive career development plan that will enable them to launch an independent research program.

Mechanisms Underlying the Contribution of Type 1 Diabetes Disease-associated Variants (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent: February 26, 2020

Application Due: March 26, 2020

This grant encourages applications from integrative teams and individual investigators for large-scale complex multi-disciplinary Functional Genomics Projects (FGPs) to determine the contributions and mechanisms underlying the contribution of associated variants for type 1 diabetes (T1D).

Communication and Decision Making for Individuals with Inherited Cancer Syndromes (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Letter of Intent: December 20, 2019

Application Due: January 21, 2020   

The National Cancer Institute invites the submission of applications requesting support for projects that will be conducted to develop, test, and evaluate interventions and implementation approaches, or adapt existing approaches, to improve cancer risk communication between patients with an inherited susceptibility to cancer (and their families) and providers so that affected individuals can make informed clinical risk management decisions.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Navigator Program for Racial/Ethnic Minorities Ages 13-24

Application Due: December 27, 2019

The purpose of this program is to provide services to those at highest risk for HIV and substance use disorders. The program proposes to use a navigation approach (Community Health Workers, Neighborhood Navigators, and Peer Support Specialists) to expedite services for these populations. The program will provide training and education around the risks of substance misuse, provide education on HIV/AIDS, and provide needed linkages to service provision for individuals with HIV.