President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act or ARRA) on February 17, 2009. This unprecedented effort aims to stimulate our economy, create or save millions of jobs, and address multiple challenges so our country can thrive.
The following Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) and Notices are among the initiatives being offered by the NIH and by individual Institutes, including the NICHD, and Centers to help fulfill the goals of the ARRA by stimulating the economy through support of biomedical research. To learn more, select one of the links below.
The NICHD is participating in the following Recovery Act Limited Competition FOAs in Fiscal Year 2010:
- (RFA-OD-09-007) Academic Research Enhancement Award (R15)
- (RFA-OD-09-008) Biomedical Research, Development, and Growth to Spur the Acceleration of New Technologies (BRDG-SPAN) Pilot Program (RC3)
- (RFA-OD-09-009) Small Business Catalyst Awards for Accelerating Innovative Research (R43)
- (RFA-OD-09-010) Building Sustainable Community-Linked Infrastructure to Enable Health Science Research (RC4)
- (RFA-OD-10-005) NIH Director's Opportunity for Research in Five Thematic Areas (RC4)
- (RFA-OD-10-003) NIH Basic Behavioral and Social Science Opportunity Network (OppNet) Short-term Mentored Career Development Awards in the Basic Behavioral and Social Sciences for Mid-career and Senior Investigators (K18)
- (NOT-OD-10-032) NIH Announces the Availability of Recovery Act Funds for Competitve Revision Applications (R01, R03, R15, R21, R21/R33, and R37) through the NIH Basic Behavioral and Social Science Opportunity Network (OppNet)
- (NOT-OD-10-033) NIH Announces the Availability of Recovery Act Funds for Competitive Revision Applications (R01, R03, R15, R21, R21/R33, and R37) for HIV/AIDS-related Research through the NIH Basic Behavioral and Social Science Opportunity Network (OppNet)
- (NOT-OD-10-034) NIH Announces the Availability of Recovery Act Funds for Competitive Revision Applications for Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Transfer Technology Research Grants (R43/R44 and R41/R42) through the NIH Basic Behavioral and Social Science Opportunity Network (OppNet)
In Fiscal Year 2010, the NICHD may fund previously submitted applications as one-year Administrative Supplements and Summer Research Experience Supplements.
At this time, NICHD will not be accepting new applications to fund one-year supplements.
Additional information about the Recovery Act FOAs and related NIH opportunities is available through the Office of Extramural Research at http://grants.nih.gov/recovery.
Applicants (individuals and organizations) must register in both the grants.gov and the electronic Research Administration (eRA) commons systems to apply for most NIH grants; to register on grants.gov, visit http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/applicants.html; to register on eRA commons, visit https://commons.era.nih.gov/commons/registration/registrationInstructions.jsp.
For all applications funded through the Recovery Act, funds are available for two years only (Fiscal Year 2009 and Fiscal Year 2010).
Do I need to acknowledge ARRA funding in publications?
Successful applicants will need to meet special reporting and other requirements in accordance with the guidelines set forth in the Recovery Act. Please review the ARRA Award terms for more information.