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
PAR-18-506 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 Drug Repurposing for Conditions Affecting Neonates and Pregnant Women (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-18-501 Standard dates apply, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. January 6, 2021 R43/R44 BRAIN Initiative: Development, Optimization, and Validation of Novel Tools and Technologies for Neuroscience Research (SBIR)(R43/R44 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PAR-18-515 Standard dates apply , by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. January 6, 2021 R41/R42 BRAIN Initiative: Development, Optimization, and Validation of Novel Tools and Technologies for Neuroscience Research (STTR)(R41/R42 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-NS-18-018 February 23, 2018, June 6, 2018, October 4, 2018, February 6, 2019, June 4, 2019, October 4, 2019, February 6, 2020, June 4, 2020, and October 6, 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. October 7, 2020 R01 BRAIN Initiative: Biology and Biophysics of Neural Stimulation (R01 - Clinical Trials Optional)
RFA-NS-18-014 March 15, 2018; July 17, 2018; July 15, 2019, 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. July 16, 2019 R34 BRAIN Initiative: Targeted BRAIN Circuits Planning Projects TargetedBCPP (R34 - Clinical Trials Not Allowed)
PA-18-504 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.

The first standard due date for this FOA is February 25, 2018.

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 R15 Academic Research Enhancement Award (Parent R15 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PA-18-485 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 Studies in Neonatal and Pediatric Resuscitation (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-18-491 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 R03 Studies in Neonatal and Pediatric Resuscitation (R03 - Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-18-488 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.

The first standard application due date for this FOA is February 16, 2018.

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 R03 NIH Small Research Grant Program (Parent R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PA-18-480 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 NICHD Research Project Grant (R01 - Clinical Trial Required)
PA-18-482 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 NICHD Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant (R21 - Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-18-484 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.

The first standard application due date for this FOA is February 5, 2018.

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 NIH Research Project Grant (Parent R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PA-18-481 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 R03 NICHD Small Grant Program (R03 - Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-18-400 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. September 8, 2019 R21 Research on Autism Spectrum (R21- Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-18-401 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. September 8, 2019 R01 Research on Autism Spectrum (R01- Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-18-399 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. September 8, 2019 R03 Research on Autism Spectrum (R03-Clinical Trial Optional)
PAR-18-288 June 7, 2018 and June 7, 2019, 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. June 8, 2019 R01 Surgical Disparities Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-18-397 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.

The first standard due date for this FOA is February 12, 2018.

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 K99/R00 NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00 - Clinical Trial Required)
PA-18-398 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.

The first standard due date for this FOA is February 12, 2018.

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 K99/R00 NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00 - Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PAR-18-217 May 25, 2018; May 25, 2019 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 26, 2019 R25 NICHD Research Education Programs (R25 Clinical Trial Optional)
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