Funding Opportunities & Notices


For due dates on or after January 25, 2025: Changes are coming for how most research grant applications will be reviewed. Learn about the new simplified review framework.

NICHD uses various notices of funding opportunities, including requests for applications (RFAs) and program announcements (PAs/PARs), and notices (NOTs) of changes and guidelines to stimulate and support research activities at universities and other academic institutions.

This section highlights active funding opportunities and notices to support research and training activities, and describes the mechanisms that NICHD uses to fund research. NICHD also takes part in NIH-wide NOFOs related to dissemination and implementation research in health relevant to NICHD’s mission.

Specific research priorities of DER branches and NCMRR are available at NICHD Research Priorities.

Subscribe  to our e-newsletter, NICHDevelopments. You’ll find a monthly roundup of NICHD news releases, spotlight articles, selected funding opportunities, and upcoming events.

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