Parent Announcements (For Unsolicited or Investigator-Initiated Applications)

Parent announcements are broad Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) allowing applicants to submit investigator-initiated applications for specific activity codes. They are open for up to 3 years and use standard due dates.

NICHD may accept applications under the following FOAs, provided that the project aligns with NICHD research interests and priorities:

Mechanism FOA
R01 Clinical Trial (CT) required PA-20-183 (“parent” FOA)
NOT-HD-21-019 (Related Notice)
R01 Basic Experimental Studies in Humans (BESH) PA-20-184 (“parent” FOA)
R01 CT not allowed PA-20-185 (“parent” FOA)
R03 CT required PA-21-221
R03 BESH PA-21-231
R03 CT not allowed PA-20-200 (“parent” FOA)
R21 CT required PA-20-194 (“parent” FOA)
R21 BESH PA-20-196 (“parent” FOA)
R21 CT not allowed PA-20-195 (“parent” FOA)

NICHD participates in the NIH parent announcements listed here (sorted by Activity Code). Please consult specific FOAs for details.

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