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

Please note: The following FOAs are sorted by date, from most recent to oldest. Select a table heading to change how to sort and display the FOAs.

Announcement Number Submissions Date(s) Expiration Date Activity Code(s) Title
RFA-NS-18-030 July 3, 2018; N?o?v?e?m?b?e?r? ?6, 2018; July 3, 2019; November 6, 2019; July 1, 2020; November 10, 2020by 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. November 11, 2020 R01 BRAIN Initiative: Targeted BRAIN Circuits Projects- TargetedBCP (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PAR-18-747 June 14, 2018, November 14, 2018, June 14, 2019, November 14, 2019, June 15, 2020, November 13, 2020 by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. November 14, 2020 R01 Addressing the Challenges of the Opioid Epidemic in Minority Health and Health Disparities Research in the U.S. (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-18-745 June 14, 2018, November 14, 2018, June 14, 2019, November 14, 2019, June 15, 2020 and November 13, 2020 by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. November 14, 2020 R21 Addressing the Challenges of the Opioid Epidemic in Minority Health and Health Disparities Research in the U.S. (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-18-733 Standard dates apply, 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.
September 8, 2019 R03 Small Research Grants for Analyses of Data for the Gabriella Miller Kids First Data Resource (R03 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PAR-18-734 Standard dates apply, 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.
September 8, 2019 R03 Small Research Grants for Establishing Basic Science-Clinical Collaborations to Understand Structural Birth Defects (R03 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PA-18-729 Standard dates apply, 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.
January 8, 2021 R01 Research on the Health of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-18-728 Standard dates apply , 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.
January 8, 2021 R21 Research on the Health of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Populations (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-18-720 Standard dates apply, 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. May 8, 2021 R21 Exploratory/Developmental Clinical Research Grants in Obesity (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-18-714 Standard dates apply, 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. May 8, 2021 R15 Academic Research Enhancement Award for Undergraduate-Focused Institutions (R15 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-NS-18-020 May 15, 2018, November 27, 2018, May 1, 2019, October 29, 2019, May 1, 2020, and October 29, 2020, 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 30, 2020 R01 BRAIN Initiative: New Technologies and Novel Approaches for Large-Scale Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)
RFA-NS-18-019 May 15, 2018, November 27, 2018, May 1, 2019, October 29, 2019, May 1, 2020, and October 29, 2020 , 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 30, 2020 U01 BRAIN Initiative: Optimization of Transformative Technologies for Large Scale Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (U01-Clinical Trials Not Allowed)
RFA-EY-18-001 May 1, 2018, November 27, 2018, May 1, 2019, October 29, 2019, May 1, 2020, and October 29, 2020 , 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 30, 2020 R21 BRAIN Initiative: New Concepts and Early - Stage Research for Large - Scale Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (R21) (Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PAR-18-690 Standard dates apply, 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. May 8, 2021 R03 Innovative Therapies and Tools for Screenable Disorders (R03 Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-18-687 Standard dates apply, 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. May 8, 2021 R03 Developmental Pharmacodynamics and Models of Drug Effects in Pediatrics (R03 Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-18-691 Standard dates apply, 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. May 8, 2021 R21 Innovative Therapies and Tools for Screenable Disorders (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-18-688 Standard dates apply, 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. May 8, 2021 R01 Developmental Pharmacodynamics and Models of Drug Effects in Pediatrics (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-18-689 Standard dates apply, 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. May 8, 2021 R01 Innovative Therapies and Tools for Screenable Disorders (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-18-673 Standard dates apply, 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. January 8, 2021 F30 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA)Individual Fellowship for Students at Institutions Without NIH-Funded Institutional Predoctoral Dual-Degree Training Programs (Parent F30)
PA-18-668 Standard dates apply, 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. January 8, 2021 F30 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Fellowship for Students at Institutions with NIH-Funded Institutional Predoctoral Dual-Degree Training Programs (Parent F30)
PA-18-670 Standard dates apply, 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. January 8, 2021 F32 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (Parent F32)
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