Funding Opportunities

Grants

NIA: Archiving and Development of Socialbehavioral Datasets In Aging Related Studies

Deadline: September 7, 2010

http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&flag2006=true&oppId=18299

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), issued by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) is seeking small grant (R03) applications to stimulate and facilitate data archiving and development related to cognitive psychology, behavioral interventions in the context of randomized controlled trials (RCTs), demography, economics, epidemiology, behavioral genetics and other behavioral research on aging for secondary analysis.

NIA: Aging Research Dissertation Awards to Increase Diversity
Deadline: January 7, 2011

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) announces the reissuance of a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) that provides dissertation awards (R36) in all areas of research within NIAs mandate to increase diversity of the research workforce on research on aging and aging-related health conditions. These awards are available to qualified Predoctoral students in accredited research doctoral programs in the United States (including Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories or possessions).
NIMH: Functioning of People with Mental Disorders

Although considerable advances have been made in improving the symptoms associated with mental disorders, symptom improvement is often only modestly associated with improvements in daily functioning (i.e., the performance of social, occupational, and instrumental tasks of daily living), and most current treatments have limited impact on the functioning and participation of those with mental disorders. The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), issued by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), is the application of biobehavioral science methods and approaches to: a) develop and refine definitions and measures of function, disability, and daily participation relevant to those with mental disorders; b) understand the ecological mechanisms, independent of symptom severity, that contribute to functioning and disability in this population; and c) develop and test novel interventions that specifically and directly target functional capacity and performance deficits of this population. Emphasis will be on the application of basic behavioral processes (e.g., cognition, affect, knowledge, attitudes, motivation, learning, decision-making, interpersonal processes), and environmental parameters (e.g., social support, structural adaptations, community involvement) that influence functional outcome.

NIDA: Diversity-Promoting Institutions Drug Abuse Research Program (DIDARP)
This FOA issued by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health, encourages Research Project Grant (R24) applications from institutions that historically and/or currently serve students from diverse and disadvantaged backgrounds that aim to increase their capacity to conduct drug abuse and addiction research. The applications should propose to foster the research career development of a diverse cadre of faculty, students and staff who are currently underrepresented in drug abuse research, and to enhance research infrastructure at the institution.
NIH: Contextual Approaches to Prevention of Unintended Pregnancy

R01 Deadline: January 7, 2012

http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&flag2006=false&oppId=43212

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to strengthen and revitalize scientific research on the prevention of unintended pregnancies in the United States. The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) invites R01 research grant applications that will inform interventions addressing the cultural and structural factors that produce high rates of unintended pregnancy across the reproductive age span, especially in low-income populations in the United States. These interventions can operate at a wide range of levels, from clinical interventions to interventions that influence cultural, economic, social, structural, and/or policy factors contributing to unintended pregnancy.
R21   Deadline: January 7, 2012

http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&flag2006=false&oppId=43213

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to strengthen and revitalize scientific research on the prevention of unintended pregnancies in the United States. The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) invites R21 research grant applications that will inform interventions addressing the cultural and structural factors that produce high rates of unintended pregnancy across the reproductive age span, especially in low-income populations in the United States. These interventions can operate at a wide range of levels, from clinical interventions to interventions that influence cultural, economic, social, structural, and/or policy factors contributing to unintended pregnancy.


Additional Resources


Children’s Bureau Discretionary Grants Library
http://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/f_step.cfm
The Children’s Bureau awards discretionary grants for knowledge development through a competitive peer-review process to State, Tribal, and local agencies; universities; faith-based and community-based organizations; and other nonprofit and for-profit groups.  The Discretionary Grants Library is an online tool that allows you to search for and view CB program announcements and/or information related to specific CB grant projects.

DHHS GRANTSNET – Electronic Portal to Federal Health and Human Services

GrantsNet was created by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Office of Grants Management and Policy (OGMP) to provide information about HHS and their Federal grant programs. GrantsNet serves the general public, the grantee community, and grant-makers (i.e. state and local governments, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, and commercial businesses). GrantsNet provides a variety of Department-wide grants policies governing the award and administration of grant activities, publishing these in grants policy directives, regulations, and/or manuals. An Electronic Roadmap for Grants, and Know Net link to forms, policies and regulations, and more in a very user-friendly fashion.

Funding Opportunities for Doctoral Dissertation and Post Doctoral Studies, Compiled by the Institute for the Advancement of Social Work Research

This is an effort to develop an updated list of funding opportunities as a resource for dissertation, doctoral, post doctoral, and junior faculty in the field of social work research and related disciplines. Where possible, deadlines for applications and proposals and contact information are provided. If deadlines have passed, check provided websites for new deadlines dates, as many of the listed opportunities are ongoing sources of funding. Be sure to check specific program websites for more details and to keep abreast of new opportunities and any subsequent changes in details and dates.

MedEd Mentoring
http://www.mededmentoring.org/default.asp
MedEdMentoring is an NIMH-supported educational initiative targeted toward supporting the educational needs of mentees, mentors, and mentors-in-training. In its launch year, this initiative will focus on the field of geriatric mental health services research, but in the future it will be expanded to include mentoring in several other areas.

Nonprofit Times Corporate Grants Research Portal

This portal gives nonprofits and other researchers free access to more than 4,300 searchable records of corporate donations valued at $1 million or more. The portal is powered by NOZA, Inc and allows users to search, view and save information about a corporate donor, recipient organization, size of gift, and year of donation.

Norris Consulting Group Funding Listing

A general-purpose listing of funding sources is available at no cost on the Norris Consulting website. The list includes hundreds of grant announcements with information about eligibility, amount, and deadlines. In addition, anyone can subscribe to receive monthly email alerts about new resources.

Grant and Funding Opportunity Announcements
http://athens.pop.psu.edu
This database is updated weekly by Population Research Institute staff and includes funding opportunity announcements targeting researchers in the social science fields.

Tips on Developing an AHRQ Grant Application
By Shelley Benjamin & Karen Rudzinski (AHRQ)


Tips on Developing an NIMH Grant Application

By Ann A. Hohmann, PhD, MPH (NIMH)

Writing a Grant Proposal
By Malcolm Gordon, PhD
http://www.charityadvantage.com/iaswr/grantproposals.PDF
Describes the process of how to apply for a research grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).

November 23rd, 2009 at 11:36 am

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