Current Funding Opportunities

Each week, the College of Public Health Research Office will publish the latest research funding opportunities from a variety of funding agencies.

Announced the week of 10/14/19

  • NIH
    Strategies to Improve Health Outcomes and to Reduce Disparities in Rural Populations RFA-NR-20-001
    Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Epidemiologic Studies to Characterize Cardiovascular Health and its Predictors and Trajectories in Diverse Groups of Children NOT-HL-19-711
    Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Use of Biological Information to Understand How the Interplay of Environmental Exposures and Genes Influences Cancer Risk NOT-CA-20-002Natural
    Limited Submission-Data Science Research: Personal Health Libraries for Consumers and Patients PAR-19-072
  • CDC
    Experiments of the Impact of Population-targeted Policies to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes and Diabetes Complications RFA-DP-20-002

Announced the week of 10/07/19

  • NIH
    Environmental Risks for Psychiatric Disorders: Biological Basis of Pathophysiology PAR-19-386 R01 and PAR-19-385 R21
    Pregnancy as a Vulnerable Time Period for Women’s Health funding multidisciplinary research projects studying the effects of environmental chemicals on maternal physiology, and endocrine and metabolic functions during and shortly after pregnancy RFA-ES-20-003
    Notice of Special Interest: Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics Approaches for Nutrition Research NOT-DK-19-019
    Mechanism for Time-Sensitive Drug Abuse Research (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-19-064 R21
  • American Lung Association
    Innovation Award: support highly promising investigators with stellar track records of accomplishment, who have the potential to advance the field of lung disease science.
    Catalyst Award: mentored award meant to support outstanding investigators on the path to independence for research into the mechanisms of lung disease and general lung biology

Announced the week of 09/30/19

Announced the week of 09/23/19

  • NIH
    Childhood Diabetes Burden; Impact of Prevention Policies on Type-2 Diabetes RFA-DP-20-001
    Notice of Special Interest: Research to Advance the Understanding and Management of the Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome in Children (R01, R21) NOT-HD-19-023
    NIDA Program Project Grant Applications (P01 Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-19-345
    Summer Research Education Experience Program(R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-19-197
  • HRSA
    Limited Submission-State Offices of Rural Health Coordination and Development Program HRSA-20-085

Announced the week of 09/16/19

  • NIH
    Notice of Special Interest in High Priority Research Areas for Sex and Gender Influences on the Adolescent Brain and the Mental Health of Girls and Young Women (Ages 12-24) NOT-MH-19-039
    Social Epigenomics Research Focused on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01-Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-19-372
    Improving the Reach and Quality of Cancer Care in Rural Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Required) RFA-CA-19-064
    Accelerating the Pace of Drug Abuse Research Using Existing Data (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-19-368
    Mobile Health: Technology and Outcomes in Low and Middle Income Countries (R21/R33 – Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-19-376

Announced the week of 09/09/19

  • NIH
    Limited Submission-Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) RFA-ES-18-001
    Analytical and/or Clinical Validation of a Candidate Biomarker for Pain (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Optional) RFA-NS-18-046
    High-Priority Areas for Research Leveraging EHR and Large-Scale Data to understand risk, onset, course, and impact of treatments and services for mental and neurological disorders (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-18-929
    Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS): Population, Clinical and Applied Prevention Research PAR-18-847 R01 and PAR-18-848 R21  
  • RWJF
    Health Policy Fellows
    Community Voices for Health

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  • ACS
    Research Scholar Grants supports investigator-initiated projects across the cancer research continuum for investigators in the first 6 years of an independent research career or faculty appointment
  • The Greenwall Foundation
    Limited Submission for Junior Faculty-Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics
    Winter 2020 Pilot Award – Request for Applications to provide early support for exploratory ideas, particularly those with novel hypotheses for autism.
  • NIH
    Notice of Additional Receipt Date for RFA-ES-16-005 “Mechanism for Time-Sensitive Opportunities in Environmental Health Sciences (R21)” NOT-ES-19-015
    Behavioral Science Track Award for Rapid Transition to study substance use disorders (B/Start)(R03 Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-19-310

Announced the week of 07/01/19

  • NIH
    Supplements to Advance Research (STAR) from Projects to Programs for NIAAA grantees  PA-18-647
    Disparities Elimination through Coordinated Interventions to Prevent and Control Heart and Lung Disease Risk (DECIPHeR) – Research Coordinating Center (RCC) (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) RFA-HL-20-004
    Advancing the Science of Geriatric Palliative Care- Clinical Trial Optional PA-18-502 R01 and PA-18-503 R21
  • AFSP
    AFSP Suicide Research Grants support for studies aimed at increasing our understanding of the causes of suicide and factors related to suicide risk, or that test treatments and other interventions designed to prevent suicide. Several Mechanisms
  • RWJF
    Building Capacity to Reduce Tobacco Inequities in the South and Midwest

Announced the week of 06/24/19

Announced the week of 06/17/19

  • NIH
    Aging, Driving and Early Detection of Dementia R01 Clinical Trial Optional RFA-AG-20-022
    Leveraging Population-based Cancer Registry Data to Study Health Disparities PA-17-289 R01 and PA-17-288 R21
  • RWJF
    Healthy Eating Research-This funding opportunity is to support actionable research that advances health equity in the areas of nutritional disparities, nutrition, and food security.
  • HRSA
    Limited Submission-State Maternal Health Innovation Program HRSA-19-107
  • Big Lots Foundation
    Big Lots Foundation Grants The Big Lots Foundation areas of interest include: hunger, housing, healthcare, and education.

Announced the week of 06/10/19

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Announced the week of 05/20/19

  • OSHA
    Limited submission-Susan Harwood Training Grant Program This program offers an opportunity for nonprofit organizations to develop and conduct training and education programs for small business employers and workers on the recognition, avoidance, and prevention of occupational safety and health hazards in their workplaces, and to inform workers of their rights and employers of their responsibilities under the OSH Act.
  • National Institutes of Health
    Modular R01s’ in Cancer Control and Population Sciences including: Statistical and Analytic Methods, Applied Informatics Methods for Cancer Surveillance, Using Trends in Cancer Survival Estimates to Inform Cancer Control Cancer Survivorship, Environmental or Genomic Epidemiology, Behavioral Research, Health Care Delivery Research , and Implementation Science  PAR-18-869 R01
    Digital Health Technologies to Address the Social Determinants of Health in context of Substance Use Disorders (SUD) (R41/R42 Clinical Trial Optional) RFA-DA-20-017
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    Chemical Mechanisms to Address New Challenges in Air Quality Modeling- early and established career mechanisms EPA-G2019-STAR-C1
  • Genentech
    Healthcare-related charitable support that benefit patients, the scientific or medical community, and/or public health.

Announced the week of 05/13/19

  • National Institutes of Health
    Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health- to improve evidence-based interventions multiple NIH centers participating PAR-19-274 R01 and PAR-19-275 R21
    Exploiting Genome or Epigenome Editing to Functionally Validate Genes or Variants Involved in Substance Use Disorders (Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-19-278 R21
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration
    Cooperative Agreement to Support Regulatory Research Related to the 2018 Prescription Drug User Fee Act and the 21st Century Cures Act (Clinical Trials Not Allowed) RFA-FD-19-026 U01
  • Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
    Preventing HIV Infection in Women through Expanded Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Prevention, Screening, and Response Services WH-AST-19-001
  • Pfizer and American Cancer Society
    Integrated Approach to Breast Cancer Health Equity Competitive Grant Program

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  • National Institutes of Health
    U.S. Tobacco Control Policies to Reduce Health Disparities
    PAR-18-675 and PAR-18-674
    Urgent Competitive Revision to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements (Urgent Supplement)
  • Administration for Community Living
    Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Health and Function (Research) HHS-2019-ACL-NIDILRR-DPHF-0328
  • Prevent Cancer Foundation
    Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Community Grants
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
    Special Emphasis Notice (SEN): Health Services Research Priorities for Achieving a High Value Healthcare System. Including Addressing social determinants of health, and Improving health for children ages 0-3 and inter generational approaches to promoting child and family health, and utilizing (AI) to unlock insights into health care data NOT-HS-19-011

Announced the week of 02/25/19

  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
    Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health Grant Program
  • National Institutes of Health and U.S. Food and Drug Administration
    Tobacco Regulatory Science- support for biomedical and behavioral research that will provides scientific data to inform regulation of tobacco products to protect public health.
  • National Institutes of Health
    Exploratory Grants in Cancer Epidemiology and Genomics Research
    Accelerating the Pace of Child Health Research Using Existing Data from the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study|
    PAR-19-162 R01 and PAR-19-163 R21
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
    National Research Service Award Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship
    PA-17-481 (F32)

Announced the week of 02/18/19

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Announced the week of 01/28/19

  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
    Sober Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking Act Grants
  • National Institutes of Health
    Cancer-Related Behavioral Research through Integrating Existing Data
    PAR-16-256 R01 and PAR-16-255 R21
    Epidemiology and Prevention in Alcohol Research
    PA-18-390 R01 and PA-18-391 R21
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Occupational Safety and Health Research
    Epidemiology of Lupus: Longitudinal Studies in Population-Based Cohorts Department of Health and Human Services

Announced the week of 01/21/19

  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
    Garrett Lee Smith State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention Grant Program
  • National Institutes of Health
    Research on Current Topics in Alzheimer’s Disease and Its Related Dementias
    PAR-19-070 R01 and PAR-19-071 R21
    Administrative Supplement for Research on Sex/Gender Influences
  • Health Resources and Services Administration
    National Rural Health Policy, Community, and Collaboration Program
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Etiologic and Effectiveness Research to Address Poly substance Impaired Driving

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