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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.   

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has developed a Grant Opportunities and Guidance clearinghouse across all departments where you can find information about all aspects of the grant process during the COVID-19 crisis. For example, the NIH webpage provides  information and guidance about extensions, resubmissions, and funding opportunities related to COVID-19.  Its resources are also presented here, in a daily, updated format.

 

Featured Opportunities

June 22 - July 2

Health Resources and Services Administration

Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program (HTPCP)

Application Due Date: October 6, 2020

The purpose of this program is to support innovative, community-based initiatives to improve the health status of infants, children, adolescents, and families in rural and other underserved communities by increasing their access to preventive care and services. Recipients will implement community-based programs and evidence-based models of care that build on existing community resources and evaluate to demonstrate program impact.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Improving Clinical and Public Health Outcomes through National Partnerships to Prevent and Control Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Disease Threats

Application Due Date: July 31, 2020

This Notice is intended to establish a roster of organizations that would be pre-identified and pre-approved for rapid funding by CDC to address emerging and re-emerging public health threats. It will establish an Approved-But-Unfunded (ABU) list of grantees. This ABU list will be utilized by CDC to effectively respond to, manage, and address the identified public health threat, in partnership with national and regional organizations.

National Institutes of Health

NICHD Research Education Programs (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Application Due Date: September 25, 2020

The Research Education Program supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH and support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs.

NIDA Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Program Award in Substance Use and Substance Use Disorder Research (K12 Clinical Trial Optional)

Letter of Intent: 30 days prior to application due date

Application Due Date: March 1, 2021 (no applications before February 1, 2021)

This funding opportunity) encourages applications for institutional research career development (K12) programs that propose to support intensive supervised research  and career development experiences for clinician scientists (Scholars) leading to research independence in the area of substance use and substance use disorder research. Clinician scientists may include (but are not limited to) physicians, clinical psychologists, epidemiologists, doctoral level social workers, pharmacists, and behavioral scientists.

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (Parent F31)

Application Due Date: September 25, 2020 (AIDS Application dates may vary)

This funding opportunity is designed specifically for candidates proposing research that does not involve leading an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or an ancillary clinical trial, but does allow candidates to propose research experience in a clinical trial led by a sponsor or co-sponsor. The proposed mentored research training must reflect the candidate’s dissertation research project and is expected to clearly enhance the individual’s potential to develop into a productive, independent research scientist.

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Senior Fellowship (Parent F33)

Application Due Date: September 25, 2020 ( AIDS application dates may vary)

The NIH awards senior individual research training fellowships to experienced scientists who wish to make major changes in the direction of their research careers or who wish to broaden their scientific background by acquiring new research capabilities as independent investigators in research fields relevant to the missions of participating NIH Institutes and Centers, but the funding opportunity does not allow candidates to propose to lead an independent clinical trial.

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Fellowship for Students at Institutions Without NIH-Funded Institutional Predoctoral Dual-Degree Training Programs (Parent F30)

Application Due Date: September 25, 2020 (AIDS application dates may vary)

This funding will support students at institutions without NIH-funded institutional predoctoral dual-degree training programs and enhance the integrated research and clinical training of promising predoctoral students, who are matriculated in a combined MD/PhD or other dual-doctoral degree training program (e.g. DO/PhD, DDS/PhD, AuD/PhD, DVM/PhD), and who intend careers as physician/clinician-scientists.

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Fellowship for Students at Institutions WITH NIH-Funded Institutional Predoctoral Dual-Degree Training Programs (Parent F30)

Application Due Date: September 25, 2020 (AIDS application dates may vary)

This funding will support students at institutions WITH NIH-funded institutional predoctoral dual-degree training programs and enhance the integrated research and clinical training of promising predoctoral students, who are matriculated in a combined MD/PhD or other dual-doctoral degree training program (e.g. DO/PhD, DDS/PhD, AuD/PhD, DVM/PhD), and who intend careers as physician/clinician-scientists.

BRAIN Initiative: Proof of Concept Development of Early Stage Next Generation Human Brain Imaging (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent Due: 30 days before application due date

Application Due Date: September 3, 2020

This funding, in support of the NIH BRAIN Initiative, aims to support small-scale, early stage development of entirely new  or existing noninvasive imaging methods that will lead to transformative advances in our understanding of the function and connectivity of the human brain.

BRAIN Initiative: Theories, Models and Methods for Analysis of Complex Data from the Brain (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent Due: August 14, 2020

Application Due Date: September 14, 2020

This funding opportunity solicits the development of theories, computational models, and analytical tools to derive understanding of brain function from complex neuroscience data.

June 8 - June 19

Health Resources and Services Administrations

Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (RCORP-NAS)

Application Due Date: July 20, 2020

RCORP is a multi-year initiative aimed at reducing the morbidity and mortality of substance use disorder (SUD), including opioid use disorder (OUD), in high-risk, rural communities. The purpose of the RCORP- NAS project is to advance RCORP’s overall goal and reduce the incidence and impact of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) in rural communities by improving systems of care, family supports, and social determinants of health.

National Institutes of Health

Community Interventions to Address the Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic among Health Disparity and Vulnerable Populations (R01- Clinical Trial Optional)

Application Due Date: August 28, 2020

This funding encourages applications to implement and evaluate community interventions testing 1) the impacts of mitigation strategies to prevent COVID-19 transmission in NIH-designated health disparity populations and other vulnerable groups; and 2) already implemented, new, or adapted interventions to address the adverse psychosocial, behavioral, and socioeconomic consequences of the pandemic on the health of these groups.

NIA Multi-site COVID-19 Related Clinical Trial Implementation Grant on Aging-Related Topics in at-risk Older Adult Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Required)

Application Due Date: July 1, 2020

The award invites applications for implementation of investigator-initiated multi-site clinical trials (all phases or stages) of interventions focused on specific aging-related issues to reducing transmission, risk, morbidity, mortality, severity, or complications of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Grants for Early Medical/Surgical Specialists' Transition to Aging Research (GEMSSTAR) (R03 Clinical Trial Optional)

Application Due Date: November 13, 2020

The goal of the GEMSSTAR program is to provide support for early-career physician-scientists trained in medical or surgical specialties or early-career dentist-scientists to launch careers as future leaders in aging- or geriatric-focused research. This award provides small grants to conduct transdisciplinary aging research that will yield pilot data and experience for subsequent aging research projects.

Behavioral Tasks Targeting Brain Systems Relevant to Anhedonia (R01 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required)

Application Due Date: October 5, 2020

This award, for basic science experimental studies, encourages research to develop task-based behavioral measures that are shown to engage brain systems relevant to anhedonia using neuroimaging or other brain measures. The goal is to identify behavioral tasks that can be used as quantitative tools in future studies of the functional constructs associated with anhedonia and in treatment development.

Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health

Announcement of the Availability of Funds for Research on Research Integrity

Application Due Date: August 4, 2020

The goal of the program is to develop the evidence base for the research integrity community to create or enhance educational and interventional programs for promoting research integrity and preventing research misconduct.