Funding Opportunity Announcements

Below is a list of BBI-related FOAs:

  • The Maryland Catalyst Fund program – formerly known as the Faculty Incentive Program – is the University of Maryland’s internal faculty research support program and a key resource in the university’s overall effort to expand its research activity, visibility and impact. The program aims to enable innovative research, to incentivize the pursuit of large, complex, and high-impact research initiatives, and to increase our competitiveness for extramural research awards.
     
  • The American Psychological Foundation invites applications of its David H. And Beverly A. Barlow Grant to fund Research on Anxiety and Anxiety-Related Disorders conducted by a graduate student or early-career researcher. Application due: September 18, 2019.
     
  • NIH invites R01 applications for NIH Director’s Transformative Research Awards (RFA-RM-19-007) to fund individual scientists or groups of scientists proposing groundbreaking, exceptionally innovative, original, and/or unconventional research with the potential to create new scientific paradigms, establish entirely new and improved clinical approaches, or develop transformative technologies. Application due September 20, 2019.
     
  • The National Ataxia Foundation invites applications to its Young Investigator Awards program invigorating ataxia research by encouraging talented young clinical and scientific investigators to pursue a career in the field of ataxia research. Letter of intent are due October 1, 2019; application due November 1, 2019.
     
  • The National Endowment for the Arts Research Grants in the Arts program supports projects that seek to investigate the value and impact of the arts for individuals and communities. Proposed projects may use quantitative, qualitative, or mixed-methods approaches. Research Grants in the Arts offers support for projects in two areas: (1) Value & Impact and (2) Experimental & Quasi-experimental Designs. Application due October 3, 2019.
     
  • Exploratory Clinical Neuroscience Research on Substance Use Disorders. (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Optional) (PAR-19-282) Application due: October 10, 2019; July 10, 2020; March 10, 2021; October 13, 2021; July 11, 2022; March 10, 2023.
     
  • *New!* NIDA and NIAAA invite applications to Accelerating the Pace of Drug Abuse Research Using Existing Data (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) (PAR-19-368) for innovative analysis of existing social science, behavioral, administrative, and neuroimaging data to study the etiology and epidemiology of substance using behaviors (defined as alcohol, tobacco, prescription and other substances) and related disorders, prevention of substance use and HIV, and health service utilization. Applications due October 16, 2019.
     
  • *New!* NIH invites applications for the Development of Animal Models and Related Biological Materials for Research (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (PAR-19-369)  to develop, characterize, and improve animal models, biological materials, and novel technologies to better understand human health and disease. Applications due October 16, 2019.
     
  • *New!* National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research invites applications for their Small Grant Program for New Investigators (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (PAR-19-370). This program supports pilot or feasibility studies and developmental research projects with the intention of obtaining sufficient preliminary data for a subsequent investigator initiated Research Project Grant (R01) or equivalent application. Applications due October 16, 2019.
     
  • The National Cancer Institute invites R01 (PAR-19-353) and R21 (PAR-19-354) applications to its Neural Regulation of Cancer program encouraging collaborative, transdisciplinary research with both neuroscience and cancer research elements, which together will advance the current understanding of the nervous system's contribution to cancer. Applications due October 21, 2019.
     
  • The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) seeks applications from outstanding graduate students who are pursuing full-time research-based master's and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) or in STEM education. The GRFP provides three years of support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant research achievements in STEM or STEM education. Applications due October 21-25, 2019, depending on discipline.
     
  • NIH invites R61/R33 applications for the Implementation Research on Hypertension Control to Prevent Dementia and Cognitive Decline to conduct research involving pragmatic clinical trials on dissemination and implementation of practical approaches to hypertension treatment and control strategies among older adults with multimorbidity in order to prevent sequelae, including mild cognitive impairment and dementia. Application due: October 22, 2019.
     
  • The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke invites U24 (RFA-NS-19-038) applications to support its Human Cell and Data Repository by maintaining the current collection of fibroblast and induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) lines as well as developing, characterizing, expanding source cells and iPSCs, and distributing human cell resources broadly to qualified academic and industry researchers. Applications due October 22, 2019.
     
  • The National Institutes of Health invites R21 applications for the Regulation of Brain Regional and Cell Type Specific Proteome Dynamics in Alzheimer’s Disease project. This FOA invites early stage innovative and exploratory research focusing on understanding the regulation of brain regional and cell type-specific protein dynamics in Alzheimer's disease. Application due: October 23, 2019.
     
  • *New!* The Office of Research Infrastructure Programs encourages grant applications aimed at developing, characterizing or improving animal models of human diseases; improving access to information about or generated from the use of animal models of human disease; or improving diagnosis and control of diseases of laboratory animals (RFA-OD-19-027). Applications due October 28, 2019, January 27, 2020, May 27, 2020, September 28, 2020.
     
  • *New!* The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities and National Institute on Aging Social invite applications for Epigenomics Research Focused on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01-Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (PAR-19-372). The purpose of this FOA is to support and accelerate human epigenomic investigations focused on identifying and characterizing the mechanisms by which social experiences at various stages in life, both positive and negative, affect gene function and thereby influence health trajectories or modify disease risk in racial/ethnic minority and other health disparity populations. Applications due November 6, 2019.
     
  • PrEP for HIV Prevention among Substance Using Populations. (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) (RFA-DA-20-013). Application due: November 8, 2019.
     
  • The U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity (USAMRAA) invites applications for Hearing Restoration Research Program’s Focused Program Awards to support promising research that will accelerate drug discovery and therapeutic development for hearing restoration or accelerate advances in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of auditory dysfunction. Application due: November 14, 2019.
     
  • The NIH Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs) are a set of programs designed to recruit and retain highly qualified health professionals into biomedical or biobehavioral research careers. The LRPs counteract that financial pressure by repaying up to $50,000 annually of a researcher's qualified educational debt in return for a commitment to engage in NIH mission-relevant research. Applications due November 15, 2019.
     
  • *New!* NIH invites applications for Mobile Health: Technology and Outcomes in Low and Middle Income Countries (R21/R33 - Clinical Trial Optional) (PAR-19-376). The purpose of this FOA is to encourage exploratory/developmental research applications that propose to study the development, validation, feasibility, and effectiveness of innovative mobile health interventions or tools specifically suited for low- and middle-income countries that utilize new or emerging technology, platforms, systems, or analytics. Applications due November 19, 2019.
     
  • The NIH Research Education Program (R25) will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on Short Courses on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias for the Behavioral and Social Sciences (RFA-AG-20-031). Letter of Intent due December 21, 2019. Application due January 21, 2020.
     
  • *New!* National Institute on Aging invites applications for Complex Integrated Multi-Component Projects in Aging Research (U19 Clinical Trial Optional) (PAR-19-374). This FOA allows for applications that propose large-scale, complex research projects with multiple highly integrated components focused on a common research question relevant to aging. Applications due January 25, 2020.
     
  • *New!* National Institute of Nursing Research invites applications for Omics-guided Biobehavioral Interventions for Improved Health Outcomes (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) (PAR-19-377). The purpose of this FOA is to stimulate clinical research that harnesses the wealth of advances in the fields of genomics and other omics (e.g., metabolomics, microbiomics, proteomics, transcriptomics, epigenomics, etc.) to incorporate these advances into translatable, personalized biobehavioral interventions for improved health outcomes. Applications due February 5, 2020.
     
  • The purpose of the Maximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers (MOSAIC) Postdoctoral Career Transition Award to Promote Diversity (K99/R00) (PAR-19-343) program is to support a cohort of early career, independent investigators from diverse backgrounds conducting research in NIH mission areas. The long-term goal of this program is to enhance diversity in the biomedical research workforce. Application due February 12, 2020.
     
  • NIH solicits applications in the area of Explainable Artificial Intelligence (R01) (PAR-19-344) applied to neuroscientific questions of encoding, decoding, and modulation of neural circuits linked to behavior. This FOA encourages collaborations between computationally and experimentally-focused investigators. Application due March 10, 2020, March 10, 2021, and March 10, 2022.
     
  • The National Institutes of Health invites R03 applications for its Behavioral Science Track Award for Rapid Transition (B/Start) program to support studies that apply cognitive and behavioral science approaches to research questions relevant to substance use disorders (SUD). Application due: January 7, 2022