Active Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) for All NICHD

NICHD issues and participates in various FOAs to support research activities and training.

Investigator-Initiated (Unsolicited) Projects

To submit unsolicited or investigator-initiated applications, use the appropriate NIH Parent Announcement.

Active FOAs for NICHD

Announcement Number Submissions Date(s) Expiration Date Sort descending Activity Code(s) Title
RFA-MH-17-240 NNovember 23, 2016 and October 13, 2017 , by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on this date. October 14, 2017 R01 BRAIN Initiative: Non-Invasive Neuromodulation - New Tools and Techniques for Spatiotemporal Precision (R01)
RFA-MH-17-230 January 23, 2017; October 13, 2017, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on these dates.

No late applications will be accepted.

Applicants are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time to make any corrections to errors found in the application during the submission process by the due date.
October 14, 2017 U01 BRAIN Initiative Cell Census Network (BICCN) - Specialized Center on Mouse Brain Cell Atlas (U01)
RFA-MH-17-245 November 23, 2016 and October 13, 2017 , by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on this date. October 14, 2017 R01 BRAIN Initiative: Non-Invasive Neuromodulation - Mechanisms and Dose/Response Relationships for Targeted CNS Effects (R01)
RFA-MH-17-210 January 23, 2017; October 13, 2017, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on these dates.

No late applications will be accepted.

Applicants are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time to make any corrections to errors found in the application during the submission process by the due date.
October 14, 2017 U01 BRAIN Initiative Cell Census Network (BICCN) - Specialized Center on Human and Non-Human Primate Brain Cell Atlases (U01)
RFA-MH-17-235 New Dates November 23, 2016 and October 13, 2017 as per NOT-MH-16-025 by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on this date.

No late applications will be accepted for the Funding Opportunity Announcement.

Applicants are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time to make any corrections to errors found in the application during the submission process by the due date.
October 14, 2017 R01 BRAIN Initiative: Foundations of Non-Invasive Functional Human Brain Imaging and Recording - Bridging Scales and Modalities (R01)
RFA-MH-17-220 November 4, 2016 and October 13, 2017 by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on this date. October 14, 2017 R01 BRAIN Initiative: Development and Validation of Novel Tools to Analyze Cell-Specific and Circuit-Specific Processes in the Brain (R01)
RFA-NS-17-018 March 1, 2017 and October 17, 2017, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on these dates. October 18, 2017 U19 BRAIN Initiative: Team-Research BRAIN Circuit Programs - TeamBCP (U19)
RFA-NS-17-003 December 21, 2016, and October 18, 2017, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on this date. October 19, 2017 U01 BRAIN Initiative: New Technologies and Novel Approaches for Large-Scale Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (U01)
RFA-NS-17-006 December 21, 2016, and October 18, 2017, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on this date. October 19, 2017 UH3 BRAIN Initiative: Clinical Studies to Advance Next-Generation Invasive Devices for Recording and Modulation in the Human Central Nervous System (UH3)
RFA-NS-17-004 December 21, 2016 and October 18, 2017, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on this date. October 19, 2017 U01 BRAIN Initiative: Optimization of Transformative Technologies for Large Scale Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (U01)
RFA-NS-17-007 December 21, 2016, and October 18, 2017, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. October 19, 2017 U44 BRAIN Initiative: Next-Generation Invasive Devices for Recording and Modulation in the Human Central Nervous System (U44)
RFA-NS-17-005 December 21, 2016, and October 18, 2017, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on this date. October 19, 2017 UG3/UH3 BRAIN Initiative: Next-Generation Invasive Devices for Recording and Modulation in the Human Central Nervous System (UG3/UH3)
RFA-AR-18-001 October 19, 2017, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on these dates.

Applicants are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time to make any corrections to errors found in the application during the submission process by the due date.
October 20, 2017 P50 Senator Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Specialized Research Centers (MRSRCs) (P50)
RFA-MH-17-255 January 17, 2017 and October 19, 2017, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on these dates.

No late applications will be accepted for this Funding Opportunity Announcement.

Applicants are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time to make any corrections to errors found in the application during the submission process by the due date.
October 20, 2017 R24 BRAIN Initiative: Data Archives for the BRAIN Initiative (R24)
RFA-MH-17-257 January 19, 2017 and October 26, 2017, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on these dates.

No late applications will be accepted for this Funding Opportunity Announcement.

Applicants are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time to make any corrections to errors found in the application during the submission process by the due date.
October 27, 2017 R24 BRAIN Initiative: Integration and Analysis of BRAIN Initiative Data (R24)
RFA-EY-17-002 October 26, 2017, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on this date.

Applicants are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time to make any corrections to errors found in the application during the submission process by the due date.
October 27, 2017 R21 BRAIN Initiative: New Concepts and Early - Stage Research for Large - Scale Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (R21)
RFA-HD-18-007 October 30, 2017, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on this date.

Applicants are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time to make any corrections to errors found in the application during the submission process by the due date.
October 31, 2017 K12 Reproductive Scientist Development Program (RSDP) (K12)
RFA-DK-17-503 November 3, 2017,, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on this date.

Applicants are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time to make any corrections to errors found in the application during the submission process by the due date.
November 4, 2017 U24 Limited Competition for Continuation of the Prospective Study of Chronic Kidney Disease in Children Data Coordinating Center (U24)
RFA-DK-17-502 November 3, 2017,, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on this date.

Applicants are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time to make any corrections to errors found in the application during the submission process by the due date.
November 4, 2017 U01 Limited Competition for Continuation of the Prospective Study of Chronic Kidney Disease in Children Clinical Coordinating Centers (U01)
RFA-HD-18-012 November 27, 2017, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on this date. November 28, 2017 P50 CAPSTONE Centers for Multidisciplinary Research in Child Abuse and Neglect (P50)
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